Park and trail improvements in Upper Salford, Upper Frederick, Limerick, and Royersford have attracted nearly three-quarters of a million dollars from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
It's not a "traditional" party, but a necessary one, the Lower Frederick parks board said. Volunteers are being sought for a Nov. 24 effort to cut out invasive plants threatening to overrun Cuddy Park.
The annual Ride for the River fund-raiser and the accompanying Can Jam musical festival are scheduled to begin today (Saturday, Sept. 28) with a 40-mile trek at 9 a.m. The music cranks up at 11 a.m.
Help spruce up the graves of Pottstown's founding family during two-hour afternoon clean-up planned for Oct. 19 in the cemetery of John Potts, 230 Chestnut St.
Pottstown's Pollock Park on Cross Street has been closed since 2017 due to concerns about possible soil contamination. The state Wednesday awarded a $56,000 grant for a study to start its clean-up.
GreenAllies has spent five years working to "empower students to be sustainability leaders." It will celebrate its success Oct. 5 with an annual gala event at Althouse Arboretum in Upper Pottsgrove.
Meng Preserve, 101 acres of steep slopes and lush forest in Lower Frederick Township, has been transferred to the ownership of Natural Lands for perpetual use as open space and recreation.
The fourth annual "Ride for the River" benefit to raise funds for Schuylkill River Trail maintenance and operations is scheduled for Sept. 28. Two different treks of 16 and 35 miles are offered.