Environmental Advisory Council

The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) meet at 6:30 p.m. the 3rd Monday of each month.


John Werth, Chairman
William Cannon
Kim White
Jake Greenawalt
Justin Shiffler


Spotted Lanternfly Handbook for Homeowners

Spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper, native to China, that was first detected in 2014 in southeastern Pennsylvania. It feeds voraciously on many plants, including economically important crops like fruit trees, grapevines, hops, hardwoods, and ornamentals. If you think you have SLF, do not panic! First, make sure the insect you are seeing

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Honey Bee Swarm Season is Upon Us

Honey Bee Swarm Season is Upon Us– Here’s What it Means? April is the start of honey bee swarm season. What is a swarm? A honey bee swarm is not to be feared and is not a mob of angry insects looking to attack anyone or anything. A swarm is how a honey bee colony

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Spring Bird Walk @ Coventry Woods

Spring Bird Walk @ Coventry Woods Date: Saturday May 19, 8:00am Place: Fernbrook Entrance to Coventry Woods, 1954 St Peter’s Rd North Coventry Township   Join us for a bird/nature walk through North Coventry Township’s beautiful Coventry Woods Park. Coventry Woods is a 690 acre park with diverse habitat that includes dense hardwood forest, meadows,

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Kenilworth Park and Pond Clean Up Celebrates Earth Day 2018

To celebrate Earth Day, the North Coventry EAC (Environmental Advisory Council) will be holding a trash cleanup of Kenilworth Park and Pond. Volunteers will meet on Saturday, April 21st at 9:00 AM at the parking lot next to the pond. Volunteers are requested to bring gloves and several trash bags. Rubber boots would be useful for

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Spotted Laternfly Sticky Band Options

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AMPHIBIAN FRIENDS NEWSLETTER 2018 Dear Amphibian Friends, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Friday. That is supposed to mean six more weeks of winter. But I saw robins migrating back this past week so we better prepare for our eleventh year of helping the amphibians cross St. Peters and Wells Roads. Yes, with the help

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Update on Spotted Laternfly

  Update on Spotted Lanternfly As the result of a mild winter in 2017, the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) population is enormous this year. In many areas in early August, trees were completely covered with feeding nymphs. Unsurprisingly, reports of Spotted Lanternfly from locations previously considered uninfested are significantly on the rise in southeast Pennsylvania.

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