Volunteers of Year 2019

Terri Barner, Mark Walizer receive CleanScapes ‘Volunteers of the Year’ Award

The September 7, 2019, cleanup event on Bald Eagle Creek was a special one. It was there that two longtime CleanScapes volunteers were recognized for their commitment in assisting with cleanup events and their passion for environmental stewardship. Terri Barner and Mark Walizer of Lock Haven have been participating in CleanScapes activities for about a … Continue reading Terri Barner, Mark Walizer receive CleanScapes ‘Volunteers of the Year’ Award

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

160 tires, 2.97 tons of trash collected during 18th Bald Eagle Creek cleanup

On September 7, CleanScapes volunteers went back to Bald Eagle Creek for the 18th cleanup along creek and floodplain. The focus of the event was to remove tires along a stretch of the creek spanning from the green grate bridge connecting High Street and Hogan Boulevard down stream to the Chestnut Grove Park complex in … Continue reading 160 tires, 2.97 tons of trash collected during 18th Bald Eagle Creek cleanup

18th Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup slated for September 7

Join Clinton County CleanScapes, Sunken Treasure Scuba Center divers, Lock Haven University students and other community members for the 18th Bald Eagle Creek tire removal event on September 7th. The goal is to remove 40 or more tires from the creek! There are many ways people can get involved, and all ages are welcome! Collect … Continue reading 18th Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup slated for September 7

Bald Eagle Creek cleanup slated for July 27

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

Q&A with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award recipient Donald Lysle

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

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

Save the dates: CleanScapes announces 2019 cleanup events

Spring is finally here, and CleanScapes is ready to get to work. We'll need your help! The CleanScapes Advisory Board and Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy recently met to discuss and approve dates for the first cleanup events of 2019. Each year, the nonprofit strives to locate and clean up at least four sites over … Continue reading Save the dates: CleanScapes announces 2019 cleanup events

Susquehanna River Cleanup Project announces 8th Annual Spring Cleanup

Here's how you can help one of our partner organizations. Those interested in participating in a cleanup event in the Sunbury area are encouraged to mark your calendars for Susquehanna River Cleanup Project's 8th Annual Spring Cleanup, slated for Saturday, April 27! High water and flooding have resulted in large amounts of garbage making its … Continue reading Susquehanna River Cleanup Project announces 8th Annual Spring Cleanup