The Bug that’s been bugging you… Spotted Lanterfly. Over 90 community members gathered to listen to Dr. Heather Leach discuss the origins and threats of the Spotted Lanternfly, and some possible solutions. To learn more about the Spotted Lanternfly, click HERE . To find our next Third Thursday Talk, click HERE.
The team at French & Pickering Creeks is searching for a volunteer Office Assistant
Executive Director Bill Gladden speaks on the importance of transparent communication about the benefits of conservation for both landowner & public interest. Crebilly Farm puts tax breaks in spotlight
Join us in collaboration with Trellis, Inc. at Historic Radley Run Country Club for 18 holes of golf, lunch, and contests and prizes along the course! There will also be: Putting challenge on the practice green Special Cornhole Toss on #10 Hole-in-one contest to win an Audi and more! When: Monday, July 22nd, 2019 […]
Great news! Forbes magazine acknowledges the value of open space based on Chester County’s Return on Environment Report: http://ow.ly/tI4A30oSQIX. Homes in Chester County are valued at over $11,000 more when they are located within a half-mile of preserved open space. Learn more: http://www.chescoplanning.org/OpenSpace/ROE.cfm
The Chester County Commissioners announced results of a study, Return on Environment: The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, during an Open Space Summit on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Lenfest Center at ChesLen Preserve in Newlin Township. The study—and its accompanying video—highlight the valuable economic, environmental, and public health benefits […]
10.4 acres in Charlestown Township have been preserved in perpetuity by French & Pickering, adding to the 1,100 acres of beautiful open space in the township. This new easement will protect the lush, rolling fields on Buckwalter Road, and will purify the newly-named “Buckwalter Run” stream corridor. We are deeply grateful to mother and daughter […]
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Register now for the 17th Annual French Creek Iron Tour! Known as one of the region’s most beautiful bike rides, with well-stocked rest stops and the best volunteers, this scenic bicycle tour takes riders through the preserved lands in the French and Pickering Creeks watersheds. With eight choices, there is a course for […]