Wildlife Over Waste Clean-up at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge
PennEnvironment is holding a press conference and clean-up on July 25 at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge to highlight the problem of foam litter in our parks and celebrate the introduction of new legislation that would ban single-use polystyrene cups and take-out containers in Pennsylvania. The press conference will include the bill’s sponsor House Rep. Tim Briggs, John Heinz Refuge Manager Lamar Gore, and PennEnvironment’s Conservation Associate, Jessica Bellwoar, who will address the importance of keeping our parks safe, clean places to hike, paddle and play. SIGN UP BELOW.
WHAT: John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Clean-up
WHERE: John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19153 (off I-95)
WHEN: Wednesday, July 25th 10:30am-2:30pm (Press Conference at 11 am; Refuge clean-up 12:30 - 2:30 pm)
The press conference will be held at the Visitors Main Entrance, which is at 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia provides access to the Visitor Center, foot trails, fishing, and wildlife observation platform. There is an additional parking area located at west end of the Refuge, just north of I-95 on Route 420 which provides hiking and fishing access.
Event LocationJohn Heinz Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
8601 Lindbergh Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Main Visitors Center at 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia