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!
This year has been rewarding for CleanScapes in more ways than one. Last year was a great year, but the nonstop rain forced us to reschedule more than one clean-up event. This year, we hit the ground running in March and have been busy ever since — holding more than five events in just six … Continue reading CleanScapes earns PA Wilds ‘Conservation Stewardship’ Champion Award
The September 7, 2019, cleanup event on Bald Eagle Creek was a special one. It was there that two longtime CleanScapes volunteers were recognized for their commitment in assisting with cleanup events and their passion for environmental stewardship. Terri Barner and Mark Walizer of Lock Haven have been participating in CleanScapes activities for about a … Continue reading Terri Barner, Mark Walizer receive CleanScapes ‘Volunteers of the Year’ Award
CleanScapes 20th anniversary occurs in 2020, and next March we will celebrate by holding a multi-generational event that will include a 5K hike and run, milkweed seed dispersal activity, picnic-style luncheon buffet, and carrot cake competition followed by a cake auction! What on earth are we thinking? Earth, that’s what we’re thinking and with funding … Continue reading CleanScapes planning 5k hike/run celebration for 20th anniversary
CleanScapes is keeping busy this fall while working on two special projects. We’re planning to help clean up more of the West Branch during the river drawdown while repairs are being made to the Tidlow Dam. We’re also preparing our annual newsletter — and have new plans in place for distribution. Tidlow Dam Breach, Lock … Continue reading CleanScapes to assist with West Branch cleanup, working on annual newsletter