Welcome to the online home for Clinton County CleanScapes, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization helping community members clean up the rivers, creeks, banks and public lands of North-Central Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Wilds is a beautiful region – featuring lush hardwood forests, scenic waterways and some of the darkest skies in the country. Our natural assets are a huge part of what makes our area so special, and we want to help restore nature’s beauty. You can play a part in this effort!
Editor’s Note: In this Question & Answer profile, CleanScapes Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy (ELM) interviewed longtime CleanScapes volunteer Don Lysle (DL), 2011 recipient of CleanScapes’ “Volunteer of the Year” Award and recipient of a 2018 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful “Outstanding Volunteer” Award. ELM: You live in Cumberland County, have a degree in Forestry, and you’re … Continue reading Q&A with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award recipient Donald Lysle
This Spring is rushing by, and CleanScapes has been busy! Three cleanup events were held already this year, as part of the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, bringing together over 90 volunteers who cleaned up more than 3 tons (or 6,000 pounds) of trash from the hills and floodplains of Clinton and Lycoming Counties. On … Continue reading Spring cleanup events result in more than 3 tons of trash removal
Join a 2019 Great American Cleanup event by joining a rivertrail event this Saturday, April 27. The West Branch Susquehanna Riverbank litter cleanup will be held in Wayne Township, Clinton County, on April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is requested by 12 noon, April 26. Work alongside CleanScapes and Lock Haven University … Continue reading West Branch Riverbank Cleanup is April 27
Pictured above are last year’s Williamsport cleanup participants, from left, Corey Ellison, Jenn Ulmer, Alice Trowbridge and Richard James. These volunteers collected litter from one of the city’s most popular and scenic walkways, the West Branch Susquehanna River dike levee trail. This Saturday, April 13, CleanScapes is partnering with Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) for a … Continue reading April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport