Help Build a Natural Playground at Climbers Run

Saturday, January 26 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Volunteers will help prepare a forested space as a natural playground for children of all ages through adult. Please dress for weather, bring your favorite pruners or loppers to remove small limbs, manage invasive species, etc. Extra tools, supplies, and

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Otter Creek Volunteer Work Days – January 2019

Thursday, January 10 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Lancaster County Conservancy is seeking volunteers to help with a massive cleanup effort along a 3-mile stretch of floodplain on our Otter Creek Nature Preserve in York County. Please join us to pick-up and consolidate trash and debris as

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Otter Creek Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, December 15 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

This event has two start times. First is 9:00am – 12:00pm. Second is 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Please visit our Eventbrite page to sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/pa–lancaster/otter-creek/?q=Otter%20Creek&mode=search&lc=1

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Otter Creek Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, December 13 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

This event has two start times. First is 9:00am – 12:00pm. Second is 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Please visit our Eventbrite page to sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/pa–lancaster/otter-creek/?q=Otter%20Creek&mode=search&lc=1

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Volunteer Work Day – Climbers Run

Saturday, May 19 2018 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

Categories: Volunteer

Come help with preserve management and invasives removal! Please RSVP here If you are not already registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here

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Volunteer Work Day – Wilton Meadows

Thursday, May 3 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Come help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers with trail work and clean up at Wilton Meadows Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Falmouth

Thursday, May 17 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers to install a forest garden. Meet at the Falmouth Boat Launch. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Early Susquehanna River Views From Columbia To York Haven

Thursday, May 24 2018 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

Categories: Presentation

Join us as we view a presentation of early postcard views along the Susquehanna River from Columbia to York Haven. The talk will include Columbia and the Pennsylvania Railroad, Chickies Rock and the park that operated at Chickies and Marietta

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Volunteer Work Day – Falmouth 2

Thursday, May 24 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers to install a forest garden. Meet at the Falmouth Boat Launch. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here: http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Lancaster Water Week

Friday, June 1 2018 12:00 AM to Saturday, June 9 2018 12:00 AM

Join the Conservancy and other organizations across the county as we come together to create habitat, protect water, and explore the outdoors. Events will include the Chiques Watershed Expo, Green Infrastructure Bike Tour, Conestoga Clean-Up, and the 4th Annual Clean

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Volunteer Opportunity: Wilton Meadows Public Launch

Saturday, June 2 2018 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

The Conservancy is hosting a public launch event at our Wilton Meadows Nature Preserve on Saturday June 2nd, 2018, as part of the Riverlands Trail Festival. Wilton Meadows is unique for being designated the Conservancy’s first hike-in only preserve in

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Volunteer Work Day – Tucquan Glen/Pyfer

Thursday, June 14 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers for some trail work at Tucquan Glen/Pyfer Nature Preserves. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer  

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Pollinator Workshop

Saturday, June 23 2018 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

This public workshop will feature opportunities to understand pollinator diversity and the native plants that are essential to landscapes at homes, schools, and businesses. Activities will include lectures and a walking tour of the park. Check out our educational displays

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Volunteer Work Day – Falmouth

Thursday, June 28 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Come help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers work on the Falmouth Forest Garden at Conoy Wetlands Nature Preserve Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Rannels Kettle Run

Thursday, July 12 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers for trail brushing and invasives removal at Rannel’s Kettle Run Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Ferncliff

Thursday, July 26 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers with invasives removal at Ferncliff Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here: http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Conowingo

Thursday, August 9 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Come help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers with a trash clean up at Conowingo Pond. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Donegal Highlands

Thursday, August 23 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Come join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers for invasives removal at Donegal Highlands Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here:http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Work Day – Shiprock

Thursday, September 6 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers to help with pruning and cleaning out the barn at Shiprock Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here: http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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For the Trail, On the Trail

Friday, September 14 2018 9:00 AM to Saturday, September 15 2018 4:00 PM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association is pleased to offer this two-day training event for those engaged in trail management, maintenance, and construction. Participants may choose to attend two full-days, one full-day, or a half-day depending on their particular interests. Limited space

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Volunteer Work Day – Windolph Landing

Thursday, September 20 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Help the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers with a trash clean up at Windolph Landing Nature Preserve. Please RSVP here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here: http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Volunteer Preserve Work Day – Kelly’s Run

Thursday, April 19 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Kelly’s Run Nature Preserve Join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers to help with trail brushing and emergency vehicle access trail widening! Sign up for this work day here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do

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Volunteer Preserve Work Day – Holtwood

Thursday, April 5 2018 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Categories: Volunteer

Holtwood Nature Preserve Join the Stewardship team and other Conservancy volunteers to help with trail sign painting! Sign up for this work day here If you are not yet registered as a Conservancy volunteer, please do so here: http://www.lancasterconservancy.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

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Pawpaw Fest

Saturday, September 22 2018 11:00 AM to Sunday, September 23 2018 4:00 PM

Learn more about the country’s largest tree fruit! The event will celebrate the native fruit through pawpaw tastings, foods made with pawpaw, an orchard tour, and pawpaw trees available for purchase. Located at the Horn Farm Center, 4945 Horn Rd,

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Extraordinary Give

Friday, November 16 2018 12:00 AM

Save the Date!

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Underwater World of Riverland Streams by Keith Williams

Friday, April 6 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Categories: Presentation

This presentation will explore the amazing world of our nation’s freshwater rivers and streams from beneath the surface, giving audiences the opportunity to witness incredible ecological feats such as thousand-mile fish migrations, predator-prey interactions, or the vibrant-colors of mating displays, and granting us new perspectives and reasons to care about the importance of clean water. The ways in which rivers, and the creatures that live in them, are woven into our cultural and natural heritage become apparent.

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