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Robinson Run Tree Planting
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Robinson Run Tree Planting

Plant native trees and shrubs next to Robinson Run in North Fayette Township. Streamside plantings are SO important, and you will learn how to properly plant the right types of trees/shrubs for our area. Get outside and have fun! 

All ages welcome

Please wear closed toe shoes

Please bring a shovel and reusable water bottle if you are able

Snacks and water will be provided

Contact: rebecca@awapa.org

412 291 8006

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North Park Stewardship Day
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

North Park Stewardship Day

Friends of North Park will host their Spring Stewardship Day at the Ambridge Shelter. Volunteers will clean up trash, maintain trails, and remove invasive plant species. Lunch will be served afterwards! The Friends of North Park group is always looking for crew leaders for this event. To volunteer, or for more information, contact Gary Rigdon at 724-544-7284

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Volunteer for Hard to Recycle and Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Assoc
Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer for Hard to Recycle and Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Assoc

Volunteers Needed for Hard to Recycle Event – Saturday June 30th 2018 at Quaker Valley High School 9am – 1pm – How do we avoid unwanted electronics like old TVs and from ending up in our local rivers and creeks?  Bring them to the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s Hard to Recycle Event.  We need local volunteers to help the day of the event.  April Claus will be coordinating volunteers for the event locally. PRC will make a donation to Sewickley Heights Borough Park for each volunteer that signs up!  April’s email is aclaus@sewickleyheightsboro.com or phone at 412-335-4951.  Please let her know if you can commit for the event.  More details about what can be recycled at the event can be found at: http://prc.org/programs/collection-events/hard-recycle-collections/west/

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Tree Planting with Little Sewickley Creek Watershed
Apr
21
8:30 AM08:30

Tree Planting with Little Sewickley Creek Watershed

  • Camp Meeting Road Sewickley, PA, 15143 United States (map)
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·       Tree Planting - Saturday April 21st 8:30am until 12noon – Join members of the Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Association, Tree Pittsburgh and Quaker Valley Recreation Association to plant tree seedlings in and around Legacy Fields at Bouchard Family Park.  Wear old clothes and bring work gloves.  Pizza will be provided at noon for volunteers.  Be sure to arrive at 8:30am to receive planting instructions.  They would like everyone to register for planning purposes.  Details and directions to site can be found at:

https://www.treepittsburgh.org/event/earth-day-plant-one-thousand-trees-with-tree-pittsburgh-and-qvra/

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Seedling Sale + North Area Environmental Council
Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

Seedling Sale + North Area Environmental Council

Trees, shrubs and wildflowers, are available through NAEC each spring, most are native to Pennsylvania or non-invasive. Our bulk ordering allows us to offer them at lower prices to you. All plants are nursery grown in PA., are either bare root or potted as noted, and are specially selected to create and improve wildlife habitat, as well as for their beauty and their ability to suit a variety of landscape sites and conditions

 

Contact Meg Scanlon at 724-935-2170 or latodami@yahoo.com

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Nine Mile Run Watershed Assoc Water Talks
Mar
22
5:30 PM17:30

Nine Mile Run Watershed Assoc Water Talks

  • Nine Mile Run Watershed Association (map)
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Spring is here and the trees are waking up!  Our first Water Talk of the year will focus on the watershed’s trees as NMRWA’s Urban Forestry Manager, Jared Manzo, will share the recommendations developed during the 2017 master planning process. Additionally, if tree maintenance is on your mind this year, get guidance during the post presentation Q & A. Hope you can join us for this informal and informative Happy Hour. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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