Events Archive: 2022 | 2023 | Upcoming Events

September 2023


Leave the Leaves

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023
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Public Welcome Program/Speaker Presentation

Let's kick of a new season with a seasonally appropriate presentation - Leave the Leaves! Chapter Board Members Tamara O'Brien and Chris Kosin will present information, strategies, and benefits related to leaving a layer of leaf litter.

October 2023


Seed Harvest at Ernst Seed Members Only

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Ernst Seed

Members Only Free Event Hands-On/How-To Workshop Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Our chapter has been invited to our very own seed harvesting and saving workshop at Ernst Seed, in Meadville, PA! This event will take place Sunday, October 8th, starting at 11am.

As many of you may know, Ernst is a leader in native seeds and habitat restoration. We were lucky to enjoy a tour at Ernst last year, and are excited to have been invited back again. 

Please sign up for this event here: Sign Up

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Engaging General Audiences in the Native Plant Arena, Brandywine's Story

Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
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Public Welcome Program/Speaker Presentation

Engaging General Audiences in the Native Plant Arena, Brandywine’s Story

October 25, 2023

Time: 7:00-8:00p

Looking for different ways to connect with native plant gardening fans spanning various levels of experience? Join Julia Steiner, Environmental Educator with Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art to learn more about the history of The Brandywine’s seed collection program and how they are finding new ways of engaging general audiences and community members. 

About Julia:

Julia, a leader in environmental education, takes her teaching beyond the walls of the classroom to serve as a resource to learners of all ages and abilities.  With extensive experience teaching in both formal and informal learning settings, her current role specializes in guiding general audiences in adapting sustainable lifestyle choices that best meet their unique needs.  Julia holds degrees in Environmental Science, Elementary Education and Special Education.  She is an avid organic gardener and lifelong learner.

About the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art:
The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art preserves and promotes the natural and cultural connections between the area’s beautiful landscape, historic sites, and important artists. The Conservancy protects the lands and waters throughout the Brandywine Valley and other priority conservation areas, developing sustainable approaches to emerging needs and assuring preservation of majestic open spaces and protection of natural resources for generations to come. The Museum of Art presents and collects historic and contemporary works of American art, engaging and exciting visitors of all ages through an array of exhibitions and programs. The Brandywine unites the inspiring experiences of art and nature, enhancing the quality of life in its community and among its diverse audiences.

November 2023


Common Mushrooms of the Yard and Garden

Wednesday, November 15th, 2023
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Public Welcome Program/Speaker Presentation

Julie Travaglini of Allegheny Land Trust will present on Common Mushrooms of the Yard and Garden.

December 2023


Benjamin Vogt Members Only

Monday, December 18th, 2023
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Members Only Limited Access Recording Program/Speaker Presentation

More details to follow!