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!
Clinton County CleanScapes has announced the cancellation of the July 21, 2018, Bald Eagle Creek cleanup. The decision is based on not locating one site that has at least 35 tires in one location. “Sorry for this delay in news, but I was hopeful,” said Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy. “In the last 3 weeks … Continue reading July 21, 2018 River Cleanup Cancelled
June is “Rivers Month” in Pennsylvania, where the Commonwealth celebrates our natural waterways and encourages stewardship of the life-sustaining resource. The month provides opportunities to showcase the Pennsylvania River of the Year, which is designated by an annual contest administered by the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources and the PA Organization of Waterways … Continue reading June is ‘Rivers Month’ in PA: Celebrate & Steward Our Water Trails
CleanScapes advisory board members pictured with an inscribed plaque and $2,000 check donation from Dominion Energy through the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, are, in back, from left: Dave Evers Jr., Mike Hoy, Scott Koser, Jane Darrow, Elisabeth Lynch McCoy and LaKeshia Knarr; and, in front: Dr. John Reid, Colleen Xethakis-Lacy (holding the award) and Dr. Lester … Continue reading Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation grants donation to CleanScapes
CleanScapes is the Clinton and Lycoming County affiliate member of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB). Between the years of 2010 through 2011, and as the CleanScapes project director, I was contracted by KPB to survey every public road in Clinton and the western portion of Lycoming County. The eastern Lycoming County survey was performed by the … Continue reading Lycoming County Ridge & Valley Homecoming