Work Parties in October 2019

Scenes from the trail during the Mount Nittany Conservancy volunteer work parties in October 2019. The first photo features nine women from Penn State Gamma Sigma Sigma, and the second photo features members of the…

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Day of Caring 2017 Work Party

Members of the Men's Volleyball team help doing work on the Mount Nittany Trail during the United Way Day of Caring. Photo by Mark Selders

On Oct 5, 2017 the Penn State Men’s Volleyball @PennStateMVBALL team rose up and assisted the Conservancy during the PNC Bank Day of Caring. 15 players from the team accomplished much in just 3 hours. The team…

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Gamma Sig Tau and Bridge Initiative Work Party

The 9/17 work party was led by Troy Weston, Steve Lyncha and Chad Bell of the MNC with the assistance of volunteers from the Gamma Sig Tau Chapter service fraternity and The Bridge Initiative groups. The groups started…

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Circle K & Council of Lionhearts Work Party

Thank You ... One and All!

The 9/11 Work Party was organized by Penn State University Park Circle K and Council of Lionhearts. Volunteers came from: Gamma Sigma Sigma Tau Chapter The Penn State Rotaract Club The Graduate and Professional Student…

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Alpha Phi Omega Work Party

Looks like we made it!

As they have many times before, on Saturday, September 3, 2014 a volunteer group from Alpha Phi Omega National Service Sorority assisted the Conservancy with trail maintenance. All hiked, worked hard and made great contribution! The…

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Work Party Nov 1, 2015 (Lion Ambassadors)

On Sunday, November 1, 2015 a volunteer group from the Penn State Lion Ambassadors assisted the Conservancy with some trail maintenance. The group was led by Mt. Ambassador Steve Lyncha. MNC Director Chad Bell and Mt. Ambassador…

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Work Party Oct 24, 2015 (Omega Phi Alpha)

Saturday, October 24, 2015 saw the Omega Phi Alpha national service sorority assist the Conservancy with much needed trail maintenance. Photo #1 shows the entire team that worked cutting back brush and installing barriers to “erosion risk” areas on the…

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Day of Caring – Oct 1, 2015

The Conservancy extends a THANK YOU and JOB WELL DONE to the volunteers who came out to Mt. Nittany during the annual Day of Caring. Volunteers from the following organizations donated their time and efforts on the Mountain.…

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Work Party Aug 29, 2015 (Venturing Crew 21)

MNC was assisted by a great group of 15 volunteers from the Venturing Crew 21 on Saturday August 29th. The Venturing Crew volunteers worked to replace storm damaged water bars on both the White and Blue trail. In addition…

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Work Party May 2, 2015 (Alpha Phi Omega)

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 a volunteer group from Alpha Phi Omega National Service Sorority assisted the Conservancy with some trail maintenance. The group was led by MNC Directors Chad Bell and Doug Wion as well as Mt.…

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Work Party Apr 25, 2015 (Multicultural Greek Council)

MNC Directors Blake Gall, Bob Andronici and Eric Loop were assisted by an energetic group of 30 volunteers from the Multicultural Greek Council on Saturday April 25th. The group installed 2 new waterbars, removed a…

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Work Party Apr 19, 2015 (Alpha Phi Omega & Sigma Nu)

Bob Andronici and Eric Loop led a group of 40 volunteers from two groups, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Sorority and the Sigma Nu Fraternity, to Mt. Nittany on Sunday. The groups repaired over 6 damaged waterbars,…

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Day of Caring Work Parties Oct 2, 2014 (PennStateWLAX & HRG)

Members of the Penn State Women’s Lacrosse team energetically and enthusiastically scoured Mount Nittany during the Col. Gerald Russell United Way Day of Caring.  Led by Head Coach Missy Doherty and Assistant Coaches Amy Altig…

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Work Party Oct 5, 2014 (Penn State Panhellenic)

Large blow-down tree ready to be made into seating

Brian Stouffer and Chad Bell took a group of energetic volunteers from Penn State for the Panhellenic Day of Service on the Mountain. The group cut up a very large tree that was blown down and…

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ServeState Volunteers on the Mountain!

On Sunday, September 21, 2014 the service organization ServeState had a blast participating in a WalkUp/CleanUp volunteer day on the Mountain.  John Petrie, the Service Coordinator for ServeState, reported that they removed branches obstructing the…

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