NEWS & EVENTS

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We’re happy to share news about Earth Conservancy’s recent activities.  See what we’ve been up to!

Robert H. Spitz Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant for the EWT Program

Robert H. Spitz Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant for the EWT Program

Earth Conservancy received a $10,000 grant from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation to support the 2022 cohort of the Environmental Workforce Training Program, which trains unemployed area residents for environmentally-focused careers and provides ongoing job search assistance.  The goal is not only to...

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EC Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Dziak Drive in Nanticoke

EC Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Dziak Drive in Nanticoke

we held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Dziak Drive, named in honor of EC's original President/CEO, Mike Dziak. As always, Mike was humble in his acceptance. But as Senator John Yudichak noted, "All great monuments begin with a great architect who sketches out a masterful plan, and Mike Dziak was...

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EC Awarded $21,000 Grant from ARC to Support Solar Study

EC Awarded $21,000 Grant from ARC to Support Solar Study

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Moosic) announced EC had received $21,000 fromthe Appalachian Regional Commission to conduct a solar feasibility study on its remaining lands.  These properties, many unsuitable for traditional development, present an excellent opportunity for strengthening local...

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Yudichak Gives Update on SOS Nursing Home Program

Yudichak Gives Update on SOS Nursing Home Program

Senator John Yudichak held a news conference at Meadows in Dallas to highlight the progress the NEPA Nursing Home SOS Program has made in providing PPE to protect residents and staff in area nursing homes. What started with a $250K donation from Earth Conservancy and $250K match from the AllOne...

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Participants Complete 2020 EWT Program

Participants Complete 2020 EWT Program

A smaller group and strange circumstances, but no less momentous. This Saturday, participants in the 2020 EWT Program wrapped up their final class at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, thereby completing the full 233-hour course schedule.  Many congratulations!  Your dedication and adaptability has been...

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EC Receives $2,500 ARIPPA Grant to Monitor Nanticoke Creek

EC Receives $2,500 ARIPPA Grant to Monitor Nanticoke Creek

Over the past several months, EC has been discussing our work to repair the Nanticoke Creek watershed with a variety of groups. In truth, there’s still much we don’t know about it. To that end, we are thrilled to have been selected by EPCAMR for a $2,500 grant from the ARIPPA Reclamation Grant...

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EC Pitches In at EPCAMR Illegal Dumping Cleanup

EC Pitches In at EPCAMR Illegal Dumping Cleanup

Yesterday, EC's Project & Operations Manager, Jason Tarnowski; Compost Facility Foreman, Nick Kratz; and our 721G Case loader were glad to assist EPCAMR and their partners in cleaning up a large, illegal dumpsite on the old South Preston Drive in Hanover Township. Although it was disheartening...

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EC Discusses SMCRA Reauthorization

EC Discusses SMCRA Reauthorization

EC was pleased to be one of the groups interviewed by former Federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement Director Joe Pizarchik about the importance of reauthorizing the U.S. Abandoned Mine Land Trust Fund, which supports AML reclamation, remediation, and economic development...

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