PA Environment Digest – The Schuylkill Action Network leads the Schuylkill Scrub to connect people with litter cleanups, and to foster new ones. Events span the entire Schuylkill River Valley from March 1 to May 31.
Tom Davidock and others at the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary have helped to expand the Schuylkill Scrub since 2010.
One way they have done this is by collaborating with like-minded groups. These range from local environmental advisory councils to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. Another way is offering prizes and support.
Two groups are taking the Schuylkill Scrub to a new level by collaborating with people for a cleaner environment.
PennDOT’s Schuylkill County Maintenance District is engaging volunteers to keep the river’s headwaters pure.
Over 100 miles away, Dave Brindley of Not in Philly is recruiting locals to pick up litter that might otherwise wash into the river’s estuary. Both are hosting cleanup events throughout the entire Schuylkill Scrub campaign.