Williamsport cleanup

April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport

Pictured above are last year’s Williamsport cleanup participants, from left, Corey Ellison, Jenn Ulmer, Alice Trowbridge and Richard James. These volunteers collected litter from one of the city’s most popular and scenic walkways, the West Branch Susquehanna River dike levee trail. This Saturday, April 13, CleanScapes is partnering with Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) for a … Continue reading April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport

Join us on March 31 for our first cleanup of 2019!

Join the Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Football team players and other community volunteers for the Fishing Creek Streambank & Roadside Cleanup on Sunday, March 31, 2019! The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with volunteer cleanup crews removing litter from along Route 64 and Route 150 in Mill Hall Borough … Continue reading Join us on March 31 for our first cleanup of 2019!

Little acts can make a big difference

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

Cement Hollow Road cleanup volunteers - November 2018

Volunteers remove 175 tires, nearly 1.5 tons of trash during November 3 event

CleanScapes held its final forest beautification event of 2018 in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, on Saturday, November 3. Dozens of volunteers turned out to play a part in removing litter and tires from the wooded hillsides along Stewart Run Creek, which features moderate-to-steeply sloped terrain. And the results were amazing. Although initial estimates suggested at … Continue reading Volunteers remove 175 tires, nearly 1.5 tons of trash during November 3 event

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

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