Charlestown Township Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)

May 13, 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:


  1. Reviewing HOA practices regarding pesticides, trash hauling, and recycling – Solomon

On Going

  1. PA Native Species Day – EAC updates: children’s art contest, EAC table at Brightside
  2. Fall Fall EAC Gathering conference – Armstrong updates. Status of EAC membership in WeConservePA – Goodman update.
  3. EAC membership – updates.
  4. EAC logo – update Goodman.
  5. Charlestown township composting - update: Solomon
  6. Adoption of Charlestown Road for PennDOT – follow-up report: Walker
  7. Single use plastic bag/items ban – Meeting with businesses regarding impacts.
  8. Nature News (Jan., Apr., July., Oct.) – Solomon
  9. Bird Town program – Goodman: update
  10. Beyond Pesticides Parks for a Sustainable Future proposal – update: Armstrong
  11. Township newsletter articles due dates (1/15, 4/15, 7/15, & 10/15)
  12. Riparian buffer maintenance: Updates – Outdoor maintenance of riparian plantings at Brightside and Deerfield; need to replace dead shrubs along spring; new purchase of caging.
  13. Battery collection program for Charlestown – update: Armstrong.
  14. Information for PC on increasing stream temperature – update: Armstrong
  15. Community Education – suggestions
8:50p –
Next meeting: June 10, 2024. Regular monthly meeting