Earth Day of Service
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY ON APRIL 22, 2023!
Every April 22nd, stakeholders of all backgrounds come together to advance
sustainability and climate action in commemoration of Earth Day.
Healthy Franklin County is coordinating the inaugural Earth Day of Service in Franklin County to support local organizations and groups that are doing their part to increase awareness and education about our connection to the land and how important it is to take care of our environment.
You can celebrate Earth Day by volunteering with local organizations hosting service projects
from 9am to 12pm, on Saturday, April 22, 2023!
VOLUNTEERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT!
The following organizations are hosting service projects
The Conococheague Institute
community garden prep, build wattle trellises or improve a pollinator garden in Mercersburg
Solomon's United Church of Christ
plant native trees and shrubs, assemble new garden beds and plant in existing community
garden beds, make and take small planter in New Franklin
Council for Wellness
Johnston Run Streamside Trail maintenance in Mercersburg
Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ (cancelled)
landscaping and community garden prep in Waynesboro
Chambersburg Waste Paper
clean-up project in downtown Chambersburg
Nature Center grounds - Spring Clean-up Day in Waynesboro
For more details about the service projects and sites, click here
Sign up for service projects by April 14th, 2023 to guarantee FREE t-shirt!
Other Earth Day Service Events through the month of April to explore
Tree Planting at Big Pine Flat (Michaux) - April 12th-April 14th from 9:30am to 3pm - info here
Franklin County EcoPark Spring Clean-Up Day -April 25th 8am to 12pm - Email Erin Hartley.