Kennett Golf and Country Club earns conservation award

Red Clay Valley Association’s work affects 50,000 residents   By Rick Marts, Staff Writer, The Times Joe Viscuso, president of the Board of Governors of Kennett Square Golf and Country Club accepts the Red Clay Valley Association’s award of Outstanding Conservationist at the Association’s annual dinner on April 23, 2014. The club, with financial assistance from PADEP and administrative help...

6 county watershed projects win state grants

Nearly $1 million will help fund initiatives to protect area creeks The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will invest more than $20.65 million in watershed protection projects, the state announced on Wednesday, Jan. 22. Six watershed protection projects in Chester County will receive $980,828 of the state funding through the Growing Greener Program, State Sen. Andy Dinniman in a news...

Volunteers sought for earth-shaking endeavor

1,400 trees to be planted in East Fallowfield Township The Brandywine Conservancy is taking the lead on a project to plant 1,400 trees in East Fallowfield Township on Saturday; volunteers are needed. Conservationists hope area residents will dig this important environmental activity: planting 1,400 trees in East Fallowfield Township on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Brandywine Conservancy, Guardians of the...

Hillendale tree planting, Oct. 12

600 trees to be planted in unique partnership with township, area organizations PENNSBURY —Hillendale Elementary School will be the site of a tree-planting project, Saturday, Oct. 12, as volunteers are needed to help plant some 600 trees on school property as part of an improved storm water management plan for the area. The school is joining in an unprecedented partnership with: Pennsbury Township,...