Join Us for Earth Month!

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The Pennsylvania Chapter is BUSY this Earth Month: Find out where to find us!

Earth Month is filled with opportunities to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, connect with environmental groups at tabling events and volunteer to make the world a better place. There are festivals across the state, reminding us that we only have one planet that we call home and we have to do our part to keep it healthy. This year for Earth Month take the time to get out and speak with fellow volunteers of the Sierra Club by joining us at an Earth Month event.

North Central Group is hosting a cleanup on April 6th along Rt 15 and will be at two separate tabling events; the Joy to the Earth event on April 20th in Selinsgrove and the Bloomsburg University festival on April 24th.

Governor Pinchot Group will be at the New Cumberland Earth and Arts Festival on April 14th, the Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival on April 20th and the Wetlands Festival in Harrisburg on April 27th. They will also be hosting their annual Adopt a Highway Cleanup in Harrisburg on April 21st.

Moshannon Group will be at the State College Borough Earth Day event on April 20th, they are also hosting a trail maintenance day along the Midstate Trail on April 12th and a Lunch and Learn session focused on trash reduction on April 10th. Also, make sure to say hello at the Annual Banff Film Festival on April 5th & 6th.

Southeastern PA Group will be at the Hatboro Earth Day festival on April 13th, the Upper Main Line YMCA Earth Day Event in Berwyn on April 20th, the Climate Solutions Now Rally in Philadelphia on the 21st, the Methacton High School Festival in Montgomery County on April 26th, the Tookany-Tacony Frankford Trails Day event on April 27th and the NarbEarth Day 2024 event at Narberth Park on May 4th. They will also be supporting a partner cleanup on April 13th at John Heinz, and running two toddler hikes on April 13th and 27th.

Northeast PA Group will be hosting a whopping 10 community cleanups in Lackawanna County this year, eight in April, and two in May. They are hosting a hike on April 6th at the Browning Beaver Meadow Preserve in Equinunk and can also be found at the Lackawanna Earth Day Festival at McDade Park in Scranton on April 20th.

Lancaster Group will be at the Lancaster County Climate Summit on April 27th and the Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival, also on the 27th. They are hosting a presentation about their Purple Air Monitor Initiative on April 17th.

Kittatinny Group will be at the Berks Earth Day event at Reading City Park on April 20th and will be running a cleanup event on May 4th along Rt 183.

Allegheny Group will be tabling at the Waste is Wack Festival at Duquesne University on April 19th.

Lake Erie Group will be hosting their annual cleanup in Waterford on April 27th.

All of the outings and events being hosted by the Sierra Club can be found on our website. Check them out and register HERE! New events are being added all the time, so check frequently.

We hope to see you at one of our events this April!

This blog was included as part of the April 2024 Sylvanian newsletter. Please click here to check out more articles from this edition!