students pulling invasive plants Weed Warriors

The Weed Warriors program helps preserve plant diversity by removing invasive plants. Contact Tom Cermak


boat wash event Boat wash stations 

Boat wash stations are one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species at fishing tournaments, while creating a fun opportunity for both fundraising and education. Learn how you and your fishing club, scout troop, sports team, or other group can partner with Pennsylvania Sea Grant and local fishing tournaments to make a difference in your community by holding a watercraft inspection and boat wash station. Contact Sara Stahlman for more information. 

students clean up trash along shoreline Coastal Cleanups 

Litter, graffiti, and crime often go hand in hand and stewardship projects and education are key to changing behaviors towards community spaces.  Get involved in local clean ups in your area. Contact Marti Martz for more information. 

Main Office: Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3 Erie, PA 16505 814-217-9011