Environmental Advisory Council

Suburban Yard to Native Landscape: Connie Schmotzer Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 7PM

You’ve made the commitment to help pollinators and wildlife by “going native” with your yard. But how do you begin? Connie will share how she and her husband converted a typical ½ acre suburban lot into a landscape with over 200 species of native plants, 3 rain gardens, a small woodland and meadow gardens. Come away with ideas and a general roadmap for your own gardens.

December 16, 2021 Uwchlan Township Environmental Advisory Council   Meeting - Workshop Meeting - 6:30 p.m.

The workshop meeting of the Uwchlan Township Environmental Advisory Council, scheduled for Wednesday December 15, 2021 beginning at 6:30 P.M., will be held as a virtual meeting via the “Zoom” online meeting platform. The public is invited to attend this meeting by joining the virtual meeting using the login information below.

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Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 PM
  • The Third Wednesday of every other month.

Workshop Meetings

  • 6:30 PM
  • The Third Thursday of every other month

EAC Agendas and Minutes

EAC Members

  • Laura Obenski- Chairperson
  • Nick Kurtz- Vice Chairperson 
  • Toni Gorkin- Secretary
  • Tawnya McCain 
  • Alexa Manning
  • Kimberly Mariani
  • Kathy Sotak

Contact Information

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Goals of the EAC

  • Increase public awareness, education and involvement regarding environmental issues such as stormwater management, recycling, pollution management and biodiversity through community activities, presentations, social media and the Township website.
  • Assist the Township Board of Supervisors in developing policy recommendations related to sustainable practices and supporting environmental education and involvement initiatives in the community.
  • Promote sound management of water resources, stormwater runoff, natural resources, recycling opportunities and beneficial gardening and wildlife preservation in the Township.
  • Continue EAC member education through interaction with the community, regional, and local environmental organizations to stay informed of the latest environmental regulations and trends to make Uwchlan Township a leader in environmental issues in Chester County.
  • Evaluate available funding opportunities to facilitate implementation of environmentally-beneficial projects in the Township through local, state and federal grants.