U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announce Pittsburgh District Earth Day Events

PITTSBURGH – In recognition of Earth Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host events at several reservoirs across its multistate region. We invite the public to join us as we clean up the environment, plant trees and restore local ecosystems to support the earth for years to come.

East Branch Clarion River Lake

WHEN: April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

                                                   WHERE: Art Myers Recreation Area

                                            631 East Branch Dam Road, Wilcox, PA 15870

An educational extravaganza with agency professionals offering guided tours and interactive displays at the East Branch Interpretive Center.

Shenango River Lake

WHEN: April 20 from noon to 5 p.m.

                                                               WHERE: Linden Pointe

Lively festival featuring activity booths, vendors, and entertainment for the entire family.

Tionesta Lake

WHEN: April 20 from 10 a.m. to noon

                                                     WHERE: Boat Launch parking lot

                                                   Spillway Road, Tionesta, PA 16353

Participate in building fish habitats, crucial for maintaining a healthy aquatic ecosystem. In case of high water, meet at the Ranger office for guidance.

Stonewall Jackson Lake

WHEN: April 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

                                       WHERE: 1012 Skin Creek Rd, Weston, WV, 26452

Morning bird walk led at 8:30 a.m., followed by planting a butterfly/hummingbird garden starting at 10 a.m.

Woodcock Creek Lake

                                                 WHEN: April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.           

                   WHERE: Overlook Recreation Area, Woodcock Creek Lake, 22079 State        Highway 198, Saergertown, PA 16433

Shoreline clean-up and volunteer celebration.

Mahoning Creek Lake

                                      WHEN: April 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.                                   

WHERE: Smicksburg Park along Rt 954

Road-side litter clean-up along SR 4018

Pittsburgh District’s 26,000 square miles include portions of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio, western Maryland, and southwestern New York. Our jurisdiction has more than 328 miles of navigable waterways, 23 navigation locks and dams, 16 multi-purpose flood-control reservoirs, 42 local flood-protection projects, and other projects to protect and enhance the Nation’s water resources, infrastructure, and environment.

Know. Take. Wear. Know the waterways. Take a safety course. Wear your life jacket.

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