Charlestown Township Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)

April 8, 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; PA Outdoor Corps


  1. Proposal by Youth Athletic Associations to install synthetic turf at Charlestown Park - update

On Going

  1. EAC membership – updates.
  2. EAC logo – update Goodman.
  3. Charlestown township composting - update:
  4. Adoption of Charlestown Road for PennDOT – April 13 – update
  5. Single use plastic bag/items ban – Develop items/agenda for review with businesses during May EAC meeting.
  6. Nature News (Jan., Apr., July., Oct.) –
  7. Bird Town program – update.
  8. Beyond Pesticides Parks for a Sustainable Future proposal: – update:
  9. Township newsletter articles due dates (1/15, 4/15, 7/15, & 10/15)
  10. Riparian buffer maintenance: Updates – Outdoor maintenance of trees and shrubs planted at Brightside Farm Park May 5, 2-5pm Residents welcome.
  11. Review of to help with invasive removal in riparian zone of Brightside Park - update.
  12. Battery collection program for Charlestown – update: drop-off of 3 boxes.
  13. Information for PC on increasing stream temperature: postponed until spring.
  14. Deerfield common space planting area was mowed last week.
8:50p –
Next meeting: May 18, 2024. Regular monthly meeting