Evergreen Conservancy

Award Winning Evergreen Conservancy!

 2013 Pennsylvania Environmental Council Award Winner


Upcoming Meetings   (Usually the first Thursday – every other month) Board meetings are open to the public.

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


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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See our new rain barrel and rain garden videos!

 Rain Gardens:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39v5YU9e8O0

Rain Barrels:




Construction at Tanoma

Construction on the Trompe system started earlier this month at the Tanoma AMD Wetlands site. BioMost workers began with the digging of a very large hole near the end of the wetlands. Then they installed the sections of pipes that will be crucial in the main function of the Trompe system. A Trompe is an ancient and passive system […]

Save the Date! Return of the Elk to Pennsylvania

Mark your calendars! Evergreen Conservancy will sponsor a program on Pennsylvania Elk on Saturday, November 14 at 6:30 PM at the Blue Spruce Lodge. Join Pennsylvania Game Commission Environmental Education Specialist, Mandy Marconi, to learn about elk in Pennsylvania: past, present, and future. The program will begin with a documentary video, followed by a hands-on […]


Upcoming Events at Yellow Creek State Park

Check out these amazing programs and events that will be happening at Yellow Creek State Park! Butterflies of the Night: Moths Friday, 8/29/2015: 8:00PM-9:30PM Meet at the Environmental Learning Center Ever wonder about all those insects hanging around your porch light?  Come meet the butterflies of night aka Moths.  Our park volunteers, Margaret and Jim […]

Blairsville Knotweed Festival!

Join Evergreen Conservancy at the Upcoming Blairsville Knotweed Festival on August 15th 10:30am-10pm on the Conemaugh River and Blairsville Riverfront Trail. Evergreen Conservancy will have a fundraising table set up at the festival. This will be a day of fun and entertainment. There will be many activities including a 5K walk/run, duck race, Concerts, Rain […]


Discussion about the map depicting coal mines near the Tanoma Treatment Site.

Annual Potluck Membership Picnic

Evergreen Conservancy held their Annual Potluck Picnic on June 23rd with a great turnout and great food! During the picnic, Evergreen Conservancy elected their board members for the 2015-2016 year. They welcomed the new treasurer, Becky Snyder and the addition of Mike Tyree to the board. Mr. Tyree is a biology professor at IUP and has […]

Storybook Walk at Tanoma

Tanoma has a new Story Book walk! Thanks to Indiana Free Library for their hard work to laminate all the pages of our new story book walk. They generously donated their time and the book so we can offer you a new story book at Tanoma. Thank you to all the student volunteers from IUP’s “Into the […]

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