Countryside Conservancy to hold Stone Wall Workshop

First Posted: 10/7/2014

Countryside Conservancy will host a Stone Wall Workshop on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18.

Ken Ely will present his slideshow on the history of stone walls in northern PA at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at Lackawanna State Park’s outdoor amphitheater near the campground. This portion of the event is free.

The hands-on portion of the workshop is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Conservancy’s Ziegler Preserve on state Route 438, adjacent to the park. The cost for Conservancy members is $15 and for non-members $20. The slideshow presentation is a prerequisite for the hands-on workshop.

To register, call the Conservancy office at 570-945-6995.

Ken Ely is a native of Susquehanna County and has been involved in stone wall building and restoration since his teenage years. He founded Good Neighbor Walls in 1996 and has completed projects in Susquehanna, Wyoming, Luzerne, Bradford and Broome (NY) counties.

Countryside Conservancy conserves lands and water in and near the Tunkhannock Creek watershed for the public benefit now, and for the future.

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