Philadelphia, PA: Celebrate Earth Day at Darby Creek

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - April 15, 2017 9:00 am

Join SCA this Earth Day for the best time you’ve ever had getting dirty! SCA Philadelphia will be participating in the 31st Annual Darby Creek Clean-Up, hosted by the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. Come out and serve this beautiful community space!

Volunteers will work to preserve the refuge through creek clean-up and trash removal. This is a great opportunity for individuals, families, groups, organizations, and companies to volunteer their time in stewardship of public lands. Volunteers are an essential and much-appreciated part of sustaining the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum for future generations to enjoy!

WHEN: Saturday, April 15th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

WHERE: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19151. (Kickoff will take place at the Visitor Center.)

WHAT: Spring cleaning of the Darby Creek Watershed! Volunteers will work to preserve the refuge through creek clean-up and trash removal.

BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes, preferably work boots or sturdy sneakers, and bring a reusable water bottle. The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather! 

PROVIDED: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge will generously provide lunch for all volunteers, as well as project materials and work gloves. 

RSVP & QUESTIONS: Contact SCA Philadelphia Program Manager Corrin Omowunmi at [email protected] or 215-365-3118.


Can’t make it to the event? Upload a photo through the free Donate A Photo app and select SCA as the benefiting organization. For every photo uploaded, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1* to help empower the next generation of conservation leaders. 

 * Disclosure Statement: Johnson & Johnson has curated a list of trusted causes, and you can donate a photo to one cause, once a day. Each cause will appear in the app until it reaches its goal, or the donation period ends. If the goal isn’t reached, the cause will still get a minimum donation.

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