Portions of Pottstown’s Riverfront Park off College Drive received a substantial cleaning Saturday, thanks to a group of more than 25 volunteers. They also weeded its pollinator garden, cleared brush, and planted trees.
Public votes are being accepted online through Jan. 18 to select Pennsylvania’s River of the Year. Both the Schuylkill River and the Perkiomen Creek were nominated for the honor. You could help either win!
Public voting is open online through Jan. 18 to choose the 2023 winner of Pennsylvania's "River of the Year" title. Both the nearby Schuylkill River and Perkiomen Creek are among four contest nominees.
You can enjoy a free movie on the night of July 22 (Friday), and during July 23 (Saturday) help revive a garden that attracts pollinating birds and insects. Both are planned at Pottstown's Riverfront Park.
The Schuylkill River Greenway Association, headquartered in Pottstown, has won a $495,000 grant through 2024, in part to close gaps on the Schuylkill River Trail and improve trail maintenance.
Today (Friday, April 22) is Earth Day. Chester County is marking the occasion by opening its newly completed section of the Schuylkill River Trail between Parker Ford and North Coventry.
For Schuylkill River lovers and users of its trails, a new smartphone app is available to spot scenery-marring litter and organize helpers to clean it up. It's already in use as part of the 2022 Schuylkill Scrub campaign.
This year's edition of the annual Schuylkill River Sojourn from Schuylkill Haven through Montgomery and Chester counties down to Philadelphia needs volunteer help to make it extraordinary. Got time?