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. We believe 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!
Featured photo depicts organization representatives who were recipients of donations from the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge No. 146 Sons and Daughters of Italy on February 26, 2019. Dr. Lester Kleckner, CleanScapes board member, is pictured sixth from left, second row. CleanScapes was honored to receive a $500 check donation from the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge … Continue reading CleanScapes honored to receive $500 donation from LH Sons & Daughters of Italy
With the onset spring, snow is beginning to melt away. This brings the annual unveiling of litter that has, perhaps unknowingly, been accumulating beneath the pretty white stuff all winter long. My husband and I have decided to start walking in our small community, preparing for our goal to participate in at least one Pennsylvania … Continue reading Little acts can make a big difference
Featured photo depicts volunteers at the November 3, 2018, Piatt Township Cleanup event, courtesy of CleanScapes Advisory Board President Dr. John Reid. Planning 2018 spring, summer, and autumn outdoor community clean-up events was exceedingly challenging. Week after week of unending springtime rainfall turned saturated sod into squishy mush, and wadable waterways became fast-moving, silt-laden flows … Continue reading 2019: Looking Beyond CleanScapes’ Year of Relentless Rain
This year marks the 20th year of activities for CleanScapes. And we’re not done yet! Each year, our committed volunteers come together for clean-up events across Clinton and Lycoming Counties to take what have become illegal dumpsites and return them to their natural state. Literally tons of debris are removed at each cleanup event. These … Continue reading Help CleanScapes reach its 2019 goals