Tag Archives: habitat restoration

STATE COLLEGE – Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home

Movie and discussion.
Find us downstairs in Harkins Hall.
Plenty of parking, wheelchair accessible.

Come enjoy learning how to transform your own yard, your local park, or congregational property into a haven for wildlife using native plant species.  We’ll watch a film about bringing nature back into these places and have a short discussion period after.  You’ll learn how to bring nature home and share our common space with the plants, the insects, the birds, and the mammals that support life on earth.

Film runs 90 minutes, and features examples of communities, congregations, and individuals who have changed their outdoor spaces to be more resilient and welcoming, including some houses of worship that have earned Sacred Grounds certification through the Audubon Society. Read more and watch the trailer.

RSVPs help us plan.  Contact PA IPL Board member Greg Williams with questions or to let him know you’re coming.  Email Greg or call 215-242-0854

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ALTOONA – Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home

Movie and discussion.

Come enjoy learning how to transform your own yard, your local park, or congregational property into a haven for wildlife using native plant species.  We’ll watch a film about bringing nature back into these places and have a short discussion period after.  You’ll learn how to bring nature home and share our common space with the plants, the insects, the birds, and the mammals that support life on earth.

Film runs 90 minutes, and features examples of communities, congregations, and individuals who have changed their outdoor spaces to be more resilient and welcoming, including some houses of worship that have earned Sacred Grounds certification through the Audubon Society. Read more and watch the trailer.

RSVPs help us plan.  Contact PA IPL Board member Greg Williams with questions or to let him know you’re coming.  Email Greg or call 215-242-0854

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COSPONSORS: 

HOLLIDAYSBURG – Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home

Movie, and discussion — an optional native/non-native hike follows at 3:00.

Come enjoy learning how to transform your own yard, your local park, or congregational property into a haven for wildlife using native plant species.  We’ll watch a film about bringing nature back into these places and have a short discussion period after.  You’ll learn how to bring nature home and share our common space with the plants, the insects, the birds, and the mammals that support life on earth.

Film runs 90 minutes, and features examples of communities, congregations, and individuals who have changed their outdoor spaces to be more resilient and welcoming, including some houses of worship that have earned Sacred Grounds certification through the Audubon Society. Read more and watch the trailer.

RSVPs help us plan.  Contact PA IPL Board member Greg Williams with questions or to let him know you’re coming.  Email Greg or call 215-242-0854

SPREAD THE WORD

COSPONSORS: 

 

WILLIAMSBURG — Habitat Care Work Party

  • Tuesday, Aug. 15th, 9:00-11:00 AM
  • Sunday, Aug. 27th, 3:00-5:00PM
  • Sunday, Sept. 3rd, 3:00-5:00 P.M.

Download a flier to post and share.

MEET: in the parking lot of the Williamsburg Trailhead of the Lower Trail, on East First St., 1½ blocks in from High St.

SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Waterproof footwear a plus. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm.

THE PROJECT: I’ve designated August as Ailanthus Abatement month! This very successful invasive is a major problem on the trail so we’re pulling and cutting them down. Join the campaign.

LEADERSHIP: The project is led by Greg Williams, a PA IPL board member with decades of environmental education and habitat care experience. Greg also leads work parties at Walnut Springs Park in State College. On the Lower Trail, in the last 8 months, 35 different people have logged almost 250 hours of work. Get on our email list and get updates. Greg invites church and community groups to join us or contact him and he’ll organize a work party just for your group. 

RSVP: to Greg at 215.242.0854 or by email.

Lots of climate work can be pretty conceptual and long-developing. In these work parties, by contrast, we will do physical work that actually improves resilience in the face of climate change.

These work parties are part of the work of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, (paipl.us). We also pray, educate, advocate, weatherize, and bring a moral and religious perspective to climate change through the work of over 50 church communities and other individuals.

WILLIAMSBURG — Lower Trail Habitat Care Work Party

  • Tuesday, Aug. 15th, 9:00-11:00 AM
  • Sunday, Aug. 27th, 3:00-5:00PM
  • Sunday, Sept. 3rd, 3:00-5:00 P.M.

Download a flier to post and share.

MEET: in the parking lot of the Williamsburg Trailhead of the Lower Trail, on East First St., 1½ blocks in from High St.

SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Waterproof footwear a plus. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm.

THE PROJECT: I’ve designated August as Ailanthus Abatement month! This very successful invasive is a major problem on the trail so we’re pulling and cutting them down. Join the campaign.

LEADERSHIP: The project is led by Greg Williams, a PA IPL board member with decades of environmental education and habitat care experience. Greg also leads work parties at Walnut Springs Park in State College. On the Lower Trail, in the last 8 months, 35 different people have logged almost 250 hours of work. Get on our email list and get updates. Greg invites church and community groups to join us or contact him and he’ll organize a work party just for your group. 

RSVP: to Greg at 215.242.0854 or by email.

Lots of climate work can be pretty conceptual and long-developing. In these work parties, by contrast, we will do physical work that actually improves resilience in the face of climate change.

These work parties are part of the work of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, (paipl.us). We also pray, educate, advocate, weatherize, and bring a moral and religious perspective to climate change through the work of over 50 church communities and other individuals.

HUNTINGDON — Riparian Zone Work Party

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MEET: in the far end of the parking lot past the playing fields at Detweiler Park, 400 Standing Stone Road, Huntingdon, PA.

SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm.

THE PROJECT: Standing Stone Creek’s riparian zone needs the protection of native plants so we’re removing & replacing non-natives with native plants.

 LEADERSHIP: The project is led by Greg Williams, a PA IPL board member with decades of environmental education and habitat care experience. Greg also leads work parties at Walnut Springs Park in State College and on the Lower Trail, where 35 different people have logged almost 250 hours of work. Get on our email list and get updates. Greg invites church and community groups to join us or contact him and he’ll organize a work party just for your group.

 RSVP: to Greg at 215.242.0854 or by email.

Lots of climate work can be pretty conceptual and long-developing. In these work parties, by contrast, we will do physical work that actually improves resilience in the face of climate change.

These work parties are part of the work of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, (paipl.us). We also pray, educate, advocate, weatherize, and bring a moral and religious perspective to climate change through the work of over 50 church communities and other individuals.