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!
The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority (CCSWA) at the Wayne Township Landfill will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24, 2019. The event will take place on Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CCSWA’s Recycling Center, … Continue reading Wayne Township Landfill holding Household Hazardous Waste Collection August 23-24, 2019
On July 27, 28 CleanScapes volunteers — including divers from Sunken Treasure Scuba Center — met at the Bald Eagle Creek access along Route 150 ready to remove debris from the creek bed. This wasn’t the first cleanup of this waterway, but it proved fruitful. After just a couple of hours, the volunteers managed to … Continue reading CleanScapes volunteers remove 92 tires, 1.12 tons of trash from Bald Eagle Creek
Photo: Here West Branch property owner and river champion Beth Bason is celebrating the last load collected from a previous floodplain cleanup in early spring. The July 27 Bald Eagle Creek cleanup needs drivers with trucks or trailers. Volunteers will load the bed, and drivers transport the tires to the nearby roll-off dumpster. Clinton County … Continue reading Bald Eagle Creek cleanup slated for July 27
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