Gototrails Being Used Statewide for Trail Planning

May 19, 2016
Gototrails Being Used Statewide for Trail Planning

At the May 17 Northeast Trail Symposium, PEC shared the first draft of the regional gap analysis it’s undertaking in the Poconos region. This project is an opportunity to demonstrate the utility of Gototrails.com, a virtual whiteboard for trail planners...

Program Update

WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

May 25, 2016
WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

Press Release
Policy

PEC Expresses Concerns with House Bill 1967 as Written

May 20, 2016
PEC Expresses Concerns with House Bill 1967 as Written

To: Members of the House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Re: Concerns with House Bill 1967 (P.N. 3119) Dear Representatives: The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) would like to share our concerns with House Bill 1967 (P.N. 3119), which may soon be...

Policy
Energy & ClimateWatershedsPolicy

WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

May 23, 2016
WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

Press Release
Water TrailsWatershedsPolicy

WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

May 19, 2016
WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

Press Release
Policy

PEC Environment Ride Features New and Exciting Route in Year Six

May 9, 2016
PEC Environment Ride Features New and Exciting Route in Year Six

Now in its sixth year, the PEC Environment Ride will look quite a bit different than in years past. Personally, I couldn’t be more excited about this year’s one-day ride on Sunday, June 5. It’s extremely varied, more urban, and...

PEC Blog
Land Trails

WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

May 12, 2016
WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

Press Release
Energy & Climate

PEC Helps to Celebrate The Circuit Trails Kick-Off Weekend

May 2, 2016
PEC Helps to Celebrate The Circuit Trails Kick-Off Weekend

On April 15, a wide group of advocates unveiled the new website and branding for The Circuit Trails. Formerly known just as the “Circuit”, the new name, logo, and collateral materials reflect an effort to promote the regional trail network...

Program Update

Pennsylvania Regional Watershed Group Workshops: Updates and Reflections

May 6, 2016
Pennsylvania Regional Watershed Group Workshops: Updates and Reflections

Through a series of Pennsylvania regional watershed workshops across the Commonwealth, PEC has had the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 60 Pennsylvania watershed organizations in March and April. This effort — funded through a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental...

Program Update
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Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Conservation Through Cooperation

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. PEC believes in the value of partnerships with the private sector, government, communities, and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians.

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