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 Penn State Circle K chapter.
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 was led by MNC volunteers John Mentzell, Troy Weston and Bob Andronici. Checked and cleared emergency access route from prisonContinue reading “Day of Caring 2017 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 out by clearing multiple downed trees across the Blue trail toward the top of the Mountain. Once on top, they continuedContinue reading “Gamma Sig Tau and Bridge Initiative Work Party”
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 Association To allow emergency responders open access to Mount Nittany trails, these fine volunteers cleared trails from the Rockview State PrisonContinue reading “Circle K & Council of Lionhearts Work Party”
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 group was led by MNC Directors Blake Gall and Bob Andronici.
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 Troy Weston also went up with the work party. The small but energetic group cleared brush/limbs along trails. They also removed several deadContinue reading “Work Party Nov 1, 2015 (Lion Ambassadors)”
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 Blue Trail. Photos #2 and #3 shows the smaller group that helped to install a new log seating bench onContinue reading “Work Party Oct 24, 2015 (Omega Phi Alpha)”
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. Penn State Federal Credit Union Thermo Fisher Scientific HRG, Inc 2015 Day of Caring – Penn State Federal Credit Union,Continue reading “Day of Caring – Oct 1, 2015”
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 they cut back brush at top of Mountain that was heavy due to spring rains. Venturing Crew 21
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. Ambassador Steve Lyncha. The group focused on blocking off of the “closed due to erosion” former trail leading to the Mike Lynch Overlook. Continue reading “Work Party May 2, 2015 (Alpha Phi Omega)”