Calendar

Jul
8
Fri
Westmoreland Nature Backpack Presentation @ New Florence Community Library
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Join Dr. Paula Purnell, WLT Partner for Educational Programming, for a fun and informative explanation of how to use a Westmoreland Nature Backpack to help you explore nature in Westmoreland County!Westmoreland Nature Backpack

 

 

Jul
9
Sat
Westmoreland Nature Backpack Presentation @ Ligonier Valley Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Join Dr. Paula Purnell, WLT Partner for Educational Programming, for a fun and informative explanation of how to use a Westmoreland Nature Backpack to help you explore nature in Westmoreland County!Westmoreland Nature Backpack

 

 

Jul
12
Tue
Westmoreland Nature Backpack Presentation @ Norwin Public Library
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Join Dr. Paula Purnell, WLT Partner for Educational Programming, for a fun and informative explanation of how to use a Westmoreland Nature Backpack to help you explore nature in Westmoreland County!

Westmoreland Nature Backpack

Jan
20
Fri
Board Meeting of the Westmoreland Land Trust @ Westmoreland Conservation District Barn and Zoom
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Meeting will be at the Westmoreland Conservation District Barn and may also be attended remotely by Zoom videoconference.  Please contact the WLT at 724 325-3031 or [email protected] if you would like to participate in the meeting.

Mar
5
Sun
Tree Walk at Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve @ Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Mark Bowers and the Botanical Society of Western PA for a late winter walk through this 58-acre woodland.  We will briefly look at specimens of common woody shrubs and trees at the trailhead parking lot of the Ackermann Reserve before heading out on the trails of the Reserve to learn how to identify woody species that are growing there. We will also discuss the geology of the area and how it may affect the vegetation that grows there.

Mar
17
Fri
Board Meeting of the Westmoreland Land Trust @ Westmoreland Conservation District Barn and Zoom
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Meeting will be at the Westmoreland Conservation District Barn and may also be attended remotely by Zoom videoconference.  Please contact the WLT at 724 325-3031 or [email protected] if you would like to participate in the meeting.

Apr
5
Wed
Presentation about Schwarz Nature and Art Park for Botanical Society Westmoreland County @ Westmoreland Conservation District Barn
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come to the April 5 meeting of the Botanical Society Westmoreland County to learn about the plans for the Nature and Art Park to be established at the Schwarz farm in Hempfield Township.

Apr
22
Sat
Earth Day “Signs of Spring” Hike cohosted by Turtle Creek Watershed Ass’n @ Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Melissa Reckner on Earth Day for a Signs of Spring Hike at the Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve, co-hosted by the Turtle Creek Watershed Association.

Apr
23
Sun
Botanical Society of Westmoreland County visit to the Schwarz Farm @ Schwarz Farm
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join members of the Botanical Society of Westmoreland County for a visit and tour of the Schwarz Farm, the site of the forthcoming Carl A. Schwarz Memorial Park – a lovely nature and art park.  Learn about plans for the future park!

May
6
Sat
Evening Nature Walk @ Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Aaron Capouellez for an evening Nature Walk at the Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve.  The walk will include exploration for amphibians!