July Workshops & Webinars in Western PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 5, 2022

In July, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents methods for protecting watersheds including using rain barrels and options for recycling a wide variety of materials.  Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their rain barrels at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh.

PRC will conduct three in-person workshops in Allegheny County in July.  A Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel workshop will take place in South Park on July 6.  Backyard Composting Workshops will take place in Point Breeze/Pittsburgh on July 23 and Sewickley on July 28.  Participants will take home rain barrels and compost bins at the conclusion of these workshops.

Registration is required for all workshops and webinars.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

JULY WEBINARS

All webinars listed below take place online from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL WEBINAR

Discover how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it in a barrel and use it in the landscape.  Learn about stormwater runoff problems and learn techniques to reduce watershed pollution.

  • Tuesday, July 19

$80 course fee includes 55-gallon rain barrel

RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION WEBINAR

Learn recycling best practices concerning curbside collection, hard-to-recycle material, household chemicals and pharmaceutical disposal then ask questions during Q&A session.

  • Thursday, July 21

Free statewide webinar

 

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP

Discover how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it in a barrel and use it in the landscape.  Learn about stormwater runoff problems and learn techniques to reduce watershed pollution. The $80 course fee includes 55-gallon rain barrel.

Wednesday, July 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

South Park, Buffalo Inn, Buffalo Drive, South Park Township, PA 15129

BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOP

Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost.  The $70 course fee includes 82-gallon compost bin.

Saturday, July 23, from 10 – 11 a.m.

Construction Junction, 214 N. Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Thursday, July 28, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Fern Hollow Nature Center, 1901 Glen Mitchell Road, Sewickley, PA 15143

For more information about all upcoming PRC workshops and webinars, visit www.prc.org/programs/conservation-workshops.

 

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