Evergreen Award 2023- time to submit nominations!

A volunteer, organization, business, or an employed person can be nominated for the award. The conservancy is seeking to recognize a nominee who has demonstrated grass-roots leadership in the following areas: • New or innovative technology to prevent harm to our environment • Participation in activities that show a direct positive effect on our environment. […]

Rooftop Solar and Homeowner Rights:

What Pennsylvania Can Learn from Ohio’s New Solar Access Law Last year, a bipartisan group of Ohio legislators passed a sweeping Homeowners Association (HOA) reform bill into law, formerly Senate Bill 61. A key provision of this law is that HOAs may not restrict their members from installing solar on their own property, also known […]


Hadley Union Building (HUB) Ohio Room, Indiana University of Pennsylvania  TOMORROW, Saturday, October 8th, the Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force will once again hold its annual Summit, featuring its first ever Electric Vehicle Show! SPREAD THE WORD! This year’s Summit V will be the first in-person Summit since 2019, and will take place at the […]

Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania and nearby states. Join us for a Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting and learn how to recognize spotted lanternfly and what you can do to help stop its spread. WhenThu., Oct. 13, 2022 (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET)   WhereYMCA Pavillion 60 N. Ben Franklin Rd. Indiana, PA 15701 […]

Climate Change and Penn’s Woods webinar

Friends of White’s Woods invites you to a ZOOM webinar “Climate Change and Penn’s Woods: What Does the Future Hold” by Greg Czarnecki, director of applied climate science for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, on September 22, 2022, from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Current and projected impacts of climate change globally, in the United […]

Invasive vs. native plants -why is it important?

PROGRAM ON INVASIVE PLANTS SCHEDULED AUGUST 19 AT BLUE SPRUCE PARK – Pavilion 1 – 6 pm               The plant in the green house seemed ideal for our property.  It had pretty variegated leaves and was the right height to cover that unsightly gas meter. Didn’t need a lot of maintenance nor full sun.  Wouldn’t […]