Longtime CleanScapes volunteer Don Lysle honored with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced the recipients of its 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards on January 22. CleanScapes is excited to announce that volunteer Don Lysle, who has participated in hundreds of cleanups across the Commonwealth and dozens with CleanScapes, was one of those honored. Nominations for volunteers were submitted by KPB affiliate organizations, including Clinton County … Continue reading Longtime CleanScapes volunteer Don Lysle honored with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award

CleanScapes honored to receive 2019 Clinton County Community Foundation grant

The Clinton County CleanScapes Advisory Board Members would like to thank the Clinton County Community Foundation (CCCF) for its approval of a 2019 grant application for $4,001.58. This grant will help CleanScapes, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, cover expenses related to event insurance; computer anti-virus software; printing, mailing and educational materials; and other much-needed equipment … Continue reading CleanScapes honored to receive 2019 Clinton County Community Foundation grant

Sign up to help CleanScapes on November 3 in Piatt Township

CleanScapes will hold a forest beautification event in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, on Saturday, November 3, 2018 – and you can participate! After being treated to a doughnut breakfast, volunteers will be tasked with removing litter and tires from the forested hillside adjacent to Stewart Run Creek. The clean-up will begin about 9:30 a.m.  and … Continue reading Sign up to help CleanScapes on November 3 in Piatt Township

Respecting The Wilds Part 1: Hike to Help A Place Disgraced

CleanScapes cleanup event day activities are similar to planning and taking a hike onto an unfamiliar deep-woods pathway. We journey away from civilization and into the woods because we revere and feel rejuvenated by traversing through the wilds of Pennsylvania. On excursion days, and depending upon the ruggedness of the places chosen, we frequently place … Continue reading Respecting The Wilds Part 1: Hike to Help A Place Disgraced

October 6 Piatt Township clean-up postponed to November

The forest beautification event planned to take place in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, this coming Saturday, October 6, 2018, has been postponed to November. The rainy weather forecast has led to concerns about volunteer safety at the site, which features steep embankments, explained Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy. Details about the new date will be … Continue reading October 6 Piatt Township clean-up postponed to November

TV Castanea Rail Trail Clean-up

Join CleanScapes on October 6 for Piatt Township clean-up

CleanScapes will hold a forest beautification event in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, on Saturday, October 6, 2018 – and you can participate! After being treated to a doughnut breakfast, volunteers will be tasked with removing litter and tires from the forested hillside adjacent to Stewart Run Creek. The clean-up will begin about 9:30 a.m.  and … Continue reading Join CleanScapes on October 6 for Piatt Township clean-up

KCCB Bald Eagle State Park Clean-up 2018

Keep Centre County Beautiful, CleanScapes partner on Bald Eagle State Park clean up event

On September 8, 2018, the Keep Centre County Beautiful (KCCP) Intercoastal Clean Up event took place along Bald Eagle State Park’s 1,730-acre lake, which is surrounded by miles of forested shoreline.  “At the start of the day the eagles and ospreys soared above the Howard pavilion area, what a beautiful way to start the day. … Continue reading Keep Centre County Beautiful, CleanScapes partner on Bald Eagle State Park clean up event

July 21, 2018 River Cleanup Cancelled

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 PA: Celebrate & Steward Our Water Trails

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

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation grants donation to CleanScapes

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