Pittsburgh to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Pittsburgh – October 1, 2006. Nine Mile Run Watershed Association today announced that it will host the Wilkinsburg Trash-A-Thon and Tree Care. This event is in partnership with local private school, and is one of more than 100 regreening efforts throughout the country being promoted during October, which has been declared National NeighborWoods Month by the national nonprofit, the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT). Nine Mile Run is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.

“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Jeff Bergman. “Part of our goal is to draw attention to the good work being done at the grassroots level all across the country to improve urban and community forests.”
Nine Mile Run’s celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Call for location.
Read the full Nine Mile Run Watershed Association press release. (PDF)