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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day in September, with a display that included a monarch butterfly chrysalis and a polyphemus moth cocoon. The monarch that you saw on Community Day has since hatched and is part ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Environmental Commission Fall Tip: Leave the Leaves!

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Leave the leaves does not mean ignoring them and leaving them where they fell. You can move them to places in your yard where they are out of the way, will not kill your turf, and will still help wildlife. A thin layer of leaves can actually help turf&...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Come Visit Us at Community Day!

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You may have heard that the Upper Providence Environmental Commission, in conjunction with local residents and partners, have planted over 5,200 trees this year around the Township! Earlier in the year, the Commission applied for and received a g...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Free Trees Still Available!

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Upper Providence Township’s Tree Giveaway continues Saturday, May 14th from 12 - 2 pm at Scott Park. As you may know, some of our tree selections were backordered due to weather. Trees have now arrived, and we will be giving away the following b...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Free Trees Update!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission received a grant from Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership this spring and is working with residents and local partners to plant over 5,000 trees in and around Upper Providence Township! Reach out to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Free Trees!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be distributing FREE TREES starting in April!  

On April 2nd, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Installation of Rain Overflow Planters

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If you’ve been wondering what the heck the wooden box at the Township building was – worry no more. The Environmental Commission received a grant last year to build and install a rain overflow planter. These planters help mitigate runo...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Replanting of Riparian Buffer and Trees in Scotts Park

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Recently, the UP Environmental Commission, in conjunction with the Penn State Master Watershed Stewards, re-planted a riparian buffer and planted trees in Scotts Park. Over 100 trees, staked out with deer protectors, were planted. These understory trees w...

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