Evergreen Conservancy

Award Winning Evergreen Conservancy!

 2013 Pennsylvania Environmental Council Award Winner

 

Board Meeting –November 6th  at 7:00 PM.   Board meetings are open to the public.

Committee Meetings

  • Finance / Fundraising  - December 6th   8:00 PM.
  • PR –  December 6th at 7:00 PM.

All meetings are held at 1005 Oak Street, Indiana, PA – second floor (unless otherwise noted)

TANOMA AMD WETLANDS

Come on out and Visit our Tanoma AMD Wetlands. Take a walk on our self guided ADA wetlands path. Learn about how a passive treatment system can clean 23 tons of iron out of Crooked Creek a year and enjoy the outdoors. Test your knowledge of plants and trees at the site. Stroll along our story book walk. Contact us if you want to schedule an environmental education program. See more about Tanoma and get directions.

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Rain Garden Program

What is a rain garden? What are they used for? Where can I see one in Indiana County? Join us for our upcoming Fall Program, “Planting Rain Gardens.” Barbara Hauge, Landscape Architect of InHouse Architects, will present information about how rain gardens can be used to manage stormwater, control flooding, and beautify your property. Light […]


Recent Grant Work

We have been blessed to receive several grants over the past few months. We would like to thank our sponsors for their consideration and support! Community Foundation for the Alleghenies – to support our OSM/VISTA project in partnership with Crooked Creek Watershed Association. Office of Surface Mining – to support Phase IX of the Bear Run […]


Staining our newly installed wind turbine platform.

IUP Volunteers at Tanoma

Five members of SNAP, Student Nurses of Pennsylvania, came to the Tanoma Wetlands and put in a 3.5 hour work session. The IUP nursing students  prepped and stained outdoor woodwork, shed, tower and bridge handrails. The Evergreen Conservancy would like to thank IUP Office of Service Learning for coordinating the event, as well as the […]


Needed: Pictures of rain barrels or rain gardens

The Indiana League of Women Voters was awarded a WREN grant to enhance knowledge of storm water issues in the county. As part of that process the LVW, in conjunction with IUP and other partners, are producing a video about stormwater and rain gardens/barrels. If you have a rain barrel or garden installed at your […]


NCCC Team

AmeriCorps NCCC Team in Indiana County

The Appalachian Coal Country Team applied for and was granted an AmeriCorps NCCC team to help with VISTA projects throughout Appalachia. Evergreen Conservancy was blessed to be an approved OSM/VISTA site! We worked with a great team of volunteers from all across the country. Projects were in Homer City, at Tanoma AMD wetlands, and at Yellow […]