Environmental Advisory Council

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The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) advises Borough Council and educates Borough residents on matters that affect the quality of the environment in the Borough, including those relating to the protection, conservation, management, promotion, and use of natural resources, including air, land and water resources, and issues relating to the effects of man-made and planted materials on the environment.
 
The EAC partners with other local organizations to achieve their goals.  Check out the websites of the Chester-Ridley-Crum (CRC) Watersheds Association at www.crcwatersheds.org and AFewSteps at www.afewsteps.org.

Environmental Advisory Council Members

Meets 4th Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.   

Members:

Margaret Betz ('24)

Hannah Covert ('26)

Julie Ellis ('25)

Elizabeth Jenkins ('24) - Co-Chair

John McKinstry ('26) - Co-Chair

Carol Nackenoff ('24)

Susie O'Donnell ('25)
 
Associate Members:

Phil Coleman

Shirley Dodson

Sue Edwards
Nancy English
Susan Kelly
Jennifer Pfluger


 
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 EAC 2022 Activities (Annual Report to Council)

 EAC 2023 Annual Report to Council

 Sierra Club Presentation

Backyard Habitat Programs

Native Plant Finder

Doug Tallamy Talk: A Guide to Restoring the LIttle Things that Run the World

Beyond Pesticides: Mosquito Control

Neighborly Natural Landscaping in Residential Areas

Landscaping for Wildlife: Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Make the Most of Food Waste By Composting

Best Practices for Recycling in the Borough of Swarthmore

                                                    EAC Meeting Minutes


February 2020                 July 2021              January 2022           February 28,2023
March 2020                     August 2021          February 2022         Addendum #1
April 2020                       September 2021    March 22, 2022        Addendum #2
May 2020                        October 2021        April 26, 2022          March 28,2023
June 2020                       November 2021     May 24, 2022           April 25, 2023
September 2020              December 2021     June 28, 2022          
May 23, 2023
October 2020                                              July 26                    
June 27,2023                                                                                August 23, 2022       July 25,2023
November 2020                                           September 27, 2022 
August 22, 2023
                                                                                   October 25, 2022           September 26, 2023

                                                                                                                          October 24, 2023

                                                                                                                          November 28,2023

                                                                                                                    

                                                                                   
 

         
                                    
                

The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) advises Borough Council and educates the citizens of the Borough on matters that affect the quality of the environment in the Borough, including those relating to the protection, conservation, management, promotion, and use of natural resources, including air, land and water resources, and issues relating to the effects of man-made and planted materials on the environment.

The EAC partners with other local organizations to achieve these goals.  Check out the websites of the Chester-Ridley-Crum (CRC) Watersheds Association at www.crcwatersheds.org and AFewSteps at www.afewsteps.org.