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!

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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PA DCNR Awards Grant fpr Hanover 7A Recreation Area Feasibility Study

PA DCNR Awards Grant fpr Hanover 7A Recreation Area Feasibility Study

EC is excited to start its second recreation planning initiative this year, made possible through a just-announced grant award from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The project focuses on 30 acres located off the SVP in Hanover Township, adjacent to the new PA State Police...

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PPL Foundation Awards EWT Program $2,500 Supporting Grant

PPL Foundation Awards EWT Program $2,500 Supporting Grant

Great news for a program we need now more than ever. The PPL Foundation has awarded Earth Conservancy a $2,500 supporting grant for the 2021 Environmental Workforce Training Program. We look forward to working with Penn State Wilkes-Barre and all our partners in training unemployed and...

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EC Donates $50,000 to Lower South Valley COG for COVID-19 Assistance

EC Donates $50,000 to Lower South Valley COG for COVID-19 Assistance

Earth Conservancy is proud to support our local communities in their COVID-19 response through a $50,000 donation to the Lower South Valley Council of Governments​, helping eight municipalities acquire the urgent PPE and screening supplies they need. Read more in the Times Leader by clicking​...

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EC Welcomes New President/CEO, Terry Ostrowski, PE

EC Welcomes New President/CEO, Terry Ostrowski, PE

EC officially welcomed Terence J. Ostrowski, PE, as its new President/CEO this February, following the retirement of its longtime President/CEO, Mike Dziak.  Terry is a native of the Wilkes-Barre area, and brings with him over 20 years of progressive engineering and management experience.  He...

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