Charlestown Township Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)

July 10, 2023
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

7:00 –

Goals, Projects, and Tasks

Place Holders:

  • All - Reminder of EAC-initiated projects for next 6+ months: Brightside Farm Riparian Buffer Planting, Deerfield Riparian Buffer; Stream Naming (un-named tributaries); Earth Day; Charlestown Bird Town; Battery Recycling Program, Education Series, New developments for review, EAC website on where residents can dispose of household items; Friends of; Weed Warriors; Kendig and Jenkins conservation parks-Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) grant; synthetic turf fields in Charlestown; ChesCo planning natural resources maps:
7:15 –


  • Buckeye Pipeline in Pickering Creek: Goodman, Township, County (Maxwell, CCDES, CCPIC), Pipeline Safety Coalition (Lynda Farrell), Green Valleys Watershed Assoc. (Bullard), Buckeye Partners (Chris Scheid, Right of Way Specialist). See photos next page

On Going

  1. Storage space for EAC materials in township building-who will order shelves and light
  2. Riparian tree planting proposed for Pickering Creek – Landowner Letter of Commitment signed and sent by BoS, status of vegetation control by Buckeye (Chris Scheid).
  3. Keep PA Beautiful, EAC to adopt Charlestown Road: Walker.
  4. Stream naming of unnamed headwater tributary at Charlestown Park: Armstrong.
  5. Single use plastic bag/items ban: Update - Soundararajan
  6. Nature News (Jan., Apr., July., Oct.) – Solomon
  7. Battery collection program for residents of Charlestown update – Armstrong.
  8. Township newsletter articles due dates (1/15, 4/15, 7/15, & 10/15): Program to give incentives to residents to remove invasive species from their properties with a notice in newsletter with a list of invasive species for removal: Richardson, Solomon, and Armstrong
  9. All: Community Education series future suggestions:
    1. Bird Town programs/li>
    2. Tour of invasive plant species/li>
    3. Watershed friendly property certification
  10. Riparian buffer maintenance: Armstrong and Walker
8:50p –
Next meeting: August 14, 2023. Regular monthly meeting


Attachment – Buckeye Pipeline in Pickering Creek
Buckeye Pipeline in Pickering Creek Buckeye Pipeline in Pickering Creek