Due to COVID-19 and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), please visit the individual partner organization's websites to see if any of the events listed below have been postponed or cancelled before going to the event. Stay healthy!


March 27
Speakers Series/POWR Regional Water Workshop - POSTPONED
More info here .


April 1-3
PA Land Conservation Conference - POSTPONED
More info here .

April 6
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Tree Planting
Join the Alliance in planting more than 500 tree saplings at Messiah College from 3-6 pm. All volunteers are welcome - no experience required. RSVP to Rebecca at sustainability@messiah.edu .

April 7, 14, and 21
Zoning Administration Course
The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) the PA Municipal Planning Education Institute (PMPEI) are hosting this 3-part training from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Penn Township Building in Perry County. The course will cover technical aspects of zoning and include hands-on experiences and practice exercises. Cost to attend all three sessions is $35. Class size is limited. Continuing education credits available. More info here .

April 14-16
Tree Wrapping
Help wrap 6,000 trees starting each day 9 am – noon. Trees and growing instructions are given to local school students in Cumberland County for Earth Day. Location Shillelagh Farm, 6623 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg. For questions contact Karen Karkuff at kkarkuff@comcast.net or call 717-802-2067.

April 15
Earth Day 50 – Looking at the Past and the Future
This is a free, open to the public, moderated conversation with DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and former Senator Franklin Kury, from 6-7:30 pm at Messiah College.

April 15
Creating Vibrant Communities Webinar
This free webinar presented by Penn State Extension runs from noon to 1:15 p.m. Certification Maintenance credits are provided. More info here .

April 18
Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival
Join many of our partners at this event from 9 am to 3 pm at sites across the city. Events include kids crafts, a chicken BBQ, a silent auction, and more! More info here .

April 25
2020 Beyond Recycling
For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, members of the Carlisle community are joining together to plan a special celebration at Biddle Mission Park from Noon to 4 PM. The celebration will feature educational activities and games for youth and adults, along with live music and local food vendors from Carlisle’s Farmers on the Square Market. If you're interested in volunteering for this event, email cvr.envirocommittee@gmail.com .
April 25
Riparian Buffer Tree Planting
Help the Conodoquinet Creek Watershed Association with a tree planting at Siebert Park in Camp Hill at 9 am. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own tools and gloves. Registration is required in advance. More info here .

 May 2
Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) Network Conference
Registration for this event, which takes place at the Upper Merion Township Building in King of Prussia from 8 am to 4 pm, includes breakfast, a full day of training, and lunch. Registration is available for EAC members, municipal officials and those interested in establishing an EAC . More info here .

May 9
Spring Garden Demo Day
Learn how you can help to create and sustain habitat for butterflies and other pollinating insects in your own garden. The event runs from 10-Noon. The Butterfly Garden is located near the Midway Pavilion at Adams Ricci Park in East Pennsboro Township. More info here .

May 16
Conodoguinet Creek Clean-up
Join the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association (CCWA) for this monthly clean-up of the creek. This takes place the 3rd Saturday of every month from May through September. More info here .

May 19
Outdoor Advocacy Day
Join the PA Parks and Forests Foundation to make your voice heard in support of outdoor recreation and protecting access for today and future generations. The day kicks off with a 10 AM press conference, followed by legislative visits and networking with others who share our concerns about access to the outdoors. More info and to register here .

May 20
Improving Retail Activities in Rural Communities by Collaborating with the Dept. of Transportation
This free webinar presented by Penn State Extension runs from noon to 1:15 p.m. Certification Maintenance credits are provided. More info here .