Charlestown Township Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)

March 11, 2024
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Charlestown Township Office
11 General Warren Blvd. Suite 1
Malvern, PA 19355


Review of Minutes and approval

7:30 –

Goals, Projects, and Tasks

Place Holders:

  • All - Reminder of EAC-initiated projects for next 6+ months: Brightside Farm Riparian Buffer Planting, Deerfield Riparian Buffer; Earth Day; Charlestown Bird Town; Battery Recycling Program; Education Series; EAC adoption of Charlestown road for biannual cleanups; New developments for review; EAC website on where residents can dispose of household items; Friends of; Kendig and Jenkins conservation parks-Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) grant; synthetic turf fields in Charlestown; ChesCo planning natural resources maps:


On Going

  1. EAC membership – updates.
  2. EAC logo – update Goodman.
  3. Charlestown township composting - update: Solomon
  4. Adoption of Charlestown Road for PennDOT – date for Cleanup will be date for Earth Day cleanup: Walker
  5. Single use plastic bag/items ban – Township meeting with businesses in Charlestown update.
  6. Nature News (Jan., Apr., July., Oct.) – Solomon
  7. Tour of invasive plant species for the spring – update: Armstrong
  8. Bird Town program – update. Motel suggestion for presentation by PA Audubon on woodpeckers.
  9. Beyond Pesticides Parks for a Sustainable Future proposal: – update: Armstrong
  10. Township newsletter articles due dates (1/15, 4/15, 7/15, & 10/15)
  11. Riparian buffer maintenance: Updates – Outdoor maintenance beginning again in March, residents welcome to help.
  12. Review of PA Outdoor Corps to help with invasive removal in riparian zone of Brightside Park; No adult teams available to Charlestown for 2024: Armstrong update. Discussion with Township Manager regarding a consultant to dig out invasives.
  13. Battery collection program for Charlestown – update: Armstrong.
  14. Information for PC on increasing stream temperature: postponed until spring.
8:50p –
Next meeting: April 8, 2024. Regular monthly meeting