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March 2017

Accepting Nominations for 2017 Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

March 1 - June 16
PEC Northeast Office,
Luzerne, PA United States
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The Northeast Environmental Partners are proud to announce that the 27th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment will be held at the Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, October 26, 2017.  Additionally, nominations are being sought for the Twenty Seventh Annual Environmental Partnership Awards, the Twenty-third Annual Thomas P. Shelburne Environmental Leadership Award and the 2017 Emerging Environmental Leader Award. The awards are presented annually to recognize the achievements of individuals or organizations that, through partnerships, have achieved excellence…

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Pocono Forests & Waters CL Now Accepting Mini-Grant Applications

March 31 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has been awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to administer the 2017 Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Mini-Grant program. This program will provide mini-grants of $2,000 to $10,000 to projects within Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties that support and advance the goals and objectives of the Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape. A total of $60,000 in grant funding is available. All mini-grants require a 1…

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April 2017

Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Gathering

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Scenic View at Laurel Ridge: Lakeside Lodge,
Somerset, PA United States

Please join us for a gathering of Partners and Friends of the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape with DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Committee Presentations: Water Restoration and Conservation Land Conservation Tourism, Outdoor Recreation, Gateway Communities Trails Infrastructure 2017 Mini-Grants Recipients/ Mini-Grants Program for 2018   Luncheon will be provided.  

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May 2017

2017 EAC Network Conference

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
DoubleTree Resort,
2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA United States
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The EAC Network Conference provides EAC members and municipal officials with an opportunity to discuss issues impacting local municipalities, share ideas and network. Registration includes networking breakfast, morning EAC session, lunch and afternoon session of your choice.  For more information and to register visit ConserveLand.org.   What is an Environmental Advisory Council?  An EAC is a group of 3-7 people, appointed by a municipality’s elected officials, that advises those officials, as well as the planning commission and park and recreation board, on…

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2017 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westin Hotel and Convention Center,
1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Registration Cost: $75.00

  The Pennsylvania Environmental Council invites you to join us on May 24 at the Pittsburgh Westin Hotel and Convention Center for the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards Dinner. Held annually, the awards are presented to local organizations that demonstrate leadership, effectiveness, and results in making an impact on the environment. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 5 p.m. Dinner will begin at 6:30 followed by award presentations. In addition to our award winners we will be…

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June 2017

Ride For PEC! 2017 Environment Ride

June 2 - June 4
Southeast Pennsylvania

    Why Participate in the Ride? As a statewide non-profit, PEC is a leader in trail planning and development across the Commonwealth. The Environment Ride supports PEC’s trail work. Check out our great work at www.pecpa.org   Environment Ride Overview: On the Ride 2017 Contribution Forms   On Friday, June 2, three-day riders will gather in Doylestown for safety orientation and lunch prior to riding off to Bethlehem through beautiful (and hilly) northern Bucks County. Our overnight will be…

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2017 Environmental Partnership Dinner

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Crystal Tea Room,
100 East Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Join us on June 14 for PEC’s Philadelphia Environmental Partnership Dinner. Regarded as the premier environmental event in Philadelphia, dozens of the region’s leading companies are sponsors and the dinner draws a large and diverse audience comprised of business leaders, lawyers, consultants, environmentalists, academics, and government officials. The event will commence with a welcome reception and silent auction, followed by the program, and conclude with a “movable feast” of stationed food, open bar, and plenty of networking opportunities. 2017 Winsor…

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2017 Delaware River Sojourn

June 17 - June 23
west trenton, NJ 08628 United States
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Interested paddlers are invited to register for the 23rd Annual Delaware River Sojourn taking place June 17-23. The Delaware River Sojourn combines the experiences of guided paddling excursions with interpretive programs, camping, and camaraderie.  Participants may sign up for the entire seven-day trip or for the day(s) of their choice; all skill levels are welcome. Over 55 miles of the main stem Delaware River will be paddled in 2017, split into daily trips ranging from six to 13 miles.  The…

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