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...

Reforestation effort branches out to Hillendale

Led by Brandywine Conservancy, trees will be planted to improve water quality Trees will be planted Saturday at Hillendale Elementary, part of a sweeping reforestation initiative by the Brandywine Conservancy. In a far-reaching reforestation effort, community volunteers will help the Brandywine Conservancy plant 2,800 trees in Chester County this month alone. The plantings will bring the conservancy...

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,...

Time to nurture seeds of gratitude for farmers

National Agricultural Day honors their deep-rooted dedication Jamie Hicks (from left) sits with his son, Graham, and wife Kate at the entrance to Meadow Springs Farm on East Doe Run Road. National Agricultural Day on Tuesday offers an optimal time to celebrate the long and distinguished tradition of Chester County farming – an industry that dates back to Colonial days. Farming remains Pennsylvania’s...