Reading will mark its 28th Earth Day weekend, including Reading's 20th year participating in the Great American Cleanup, by starting the celebrations early this year.
On Saturday, the SRT Spree will return to Phoenixville for another year of competition, cleanups, fun and, of course, beer.
Earth Day, the annual holiday celebrating environmental protection, is this Sunday. The first holiday was celebrated on April 22, 1970. If you want to mark the occasion by making the world a cleaner place, several volunteer opportunities are available from Friday through Sunday. Below is a partial list of cleanup events around Berks County.
When a plastic bottle drops into a storm sewer west of Douglassville, it most likely will end up stuck in the same place as thousands of others - a large logjam near the Schuylkill River Bridge on the Thun Trail.
West Norriton Township in Montgomery County recently posted a story map online to educate its residents about stormwater called: Stormwater In Your Backyard, Everyone Has A Story To Tell.
A splash of color can brighten the day.
Walkers, bikers and runners in Pottstown will be treated to a burst of colorful flowers this spring along the Schuylkill River Trail in Riverfront Park.
After years under scrutiny by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Reading dedicated the first phase of its new Waste Water Treatment Plant on Fritz's Island on Friday.
Lebanon County-based chicken producer Bell & Evans is getting a $4.4 million helping hand to build a new 560,000-square-foot poultry harvesting facility in Bethel Township.
It has been 20 years since that first flotilla of kayaks and canoes made its way down the Schuylkill River from Schuylkill Haven to Philadelphia.