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Earth Day Projects Wanted
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Earth Day is a perfect occasion to join the Sustainable Cheltenham campaign, hands-on. Join community-wide clean-ups, plantings, invasive removals or other activities on April 21 and/or April 22.
 The Cheltenham Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) encourages individuals and groups to join community-wide clean-ups, plantings, invasive removals or other activities on Saturday, April 21 and/or Sunday, April 22. Times and locations are flexible. The township will advertise the projects to encourage more people to participate.

A coalition of Audubon, National Geographic, Birdlife International and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has declared this the “Year of the Bird,” to inspire bird-related Earth Day efforts. In addition, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed Partnership is looking for groups or individuals willing to mark storm drains in all Cheltenham neighborhoods; TTF will provide free training and material.

Please email EAC member Barb Duffy at by March 5 with the following:
1. Type of Activity
2. Location/Meeting Place
3. Time
4. Anything participants need to bring
5. Contact person's name and phone for the day of the event
6. Sponsoring group’s name
7. Rain date, "Cancelled if rain," or "rain or shine."

Groups may also register their projects with Great American Cleanup of PA website ( to request free gloves, trash bags and safety vests. The township will also provide trash bags and a special trash pickup, if requested by calling 215-635-4600.


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