Bald Eagle Valley trail survey crew

Bald Eagle Valley Trail Work Day slated for October 20

Above: Greg Smith, Deb Smith and Wayne McCullough are pictured on the Bald Eagle Valley Trail during a recent survey assessment. Join volunteers from CleanScapes and the Friends of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail (BEVT) this Sunday, October 20, for a BEVT Work Day! The focus of this stewardship event, being held from 1-4 p.m.,  … Continue reading Bald Eagle Valley Trail Work Day slated for October 20

CleanScapes 5k

CleanScapes planning 5k hike/run celebration for 20th anniversary

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

Adopt a local road or natural area to keep it litter free

While driving around Pennsylvania, you’ve probably seen the blue-and-white signs recognizing organizations and individuals who have committed to keeping certain stretches of roadway free of litter. But, have you ever considered adopting a local road, or natural area, yourself? Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, an organization committed to maintaining a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, invites Pennsylvanians to … Continue reading Adopt a local road or natural area to keep it litter free

Spook Hollow Road Cleanup volunteers April 2019

Spring cleanup events result in more than 3 tons of trash removal

This Spring is rushing by, and CleanScapes has been busy! Three cleanup events were held already this year, as part of the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, bringing together over 90 volunteers who cleaned up more than 3 tons (or 6,000 pounds) of trash from the hills and floodplains of Clinton and Lycoming Counties. On … Continue reading Spring cleanup events result in more than 3 tons of trash removal

West Branch Riverbank Cleanup is April 27

Join a 2019 Great American Cleanup event by joining a rivertrail event this Saturday, April 27.  The West Branch Susquehanna Riverbank litter cleanup  will be held in Wayne Township, Clinton County, on April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is requested by 12 noon, April 26. Work alongside CleanScapes and Lock Haven University … Continue reading West Branch Riverbank Cleanup is April 27

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