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Important information for our members and the community about EC and its partner organizations.


What is the Indiana Bat and why is it important?

The scientific name of the Indiana bat is Myotis sodalist.  Myotis means “mouse ear” and refers to the relatively small, mouse-like ears of the bats in this group. Sodalis is the Latin word for “companion.” The Indiana bat is a very social species and large numbers cluster together during hibernation. The species is called the Indiana […]


Laurel Run Stream Restoration Completed!

          Thanks to Adam Cotchen (Indiana County Conservation District), the PA Fish and Boat Commission’s Mark Sausser and his staff, Yellow Creek State Park staff, Phil Hay and Son Excavation  Company, several PASEC and Evergreen volunteers and Eli Long from Trout Unlimited, this project was completed in one day on Sept […]


Indiana County ECO Tour Geotrail 11/4/17 Program

“Muggles” brave cold to learn about geocaching Twenty- five children and adults came to Blue Spruce Pavilion 1 on Saturday Morning November 4th to learn about geocaching.  Being cold and damp didn’t dampen their enthusiasm.  What’s a “Muggle”?  If you don’t know you probably are one. It’s anyone who is unfamiliar with geocaching.  Evergreen Conservancy […]


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Fall Trail Clean Up October 14th

HILTON GARDEN INN JOINS EVRGREEN CONSRVANCY MEMBERS IN PICKING TRASH ON HOODLEBUG TRAIL   October 14 was a beautiful day to conduct a clean-up of the Hoodlebug Trail and adjoining route 119 areas. Evergreen members had a nice surprise when staff from the local Hilton Garden Inn arrived to help with the clean-up.  “This our community […]