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Talking Trails at the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit

Talking Trails at the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit

September 15, 2016By: Tony Spagnoli

PEC provides an inside look at the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways & Trails Summit in Bethlehem, Pa. A two-day event from Sept. 14-15, the Summit featured speakers, mobile workshops, and numerous breakout sessions on various greenways and trails topics. Click here...

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 5: Andy Hamilton

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 5: Andy Hamilton

September 13, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

Andy Hamilton, Mid Atlantic Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway, Vice Chair of the September 11 National Memorial Trail Board, and Chair of DCNR’s Trail Advisory Committee joins the podcast to discuss Pennsylvania trail projects. Hamilton highlights work on the...

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 4: Don Hopey

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 4: Don Hopey

September 6, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette environmental reporter Don Hopey joins the podcast to discuss the state of environmental journalism, how he got started in the industry, and much more. Visit PEC’s Audio Room to listen to the podcast’s first three episodes featuring PEC’s John...

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 2: Steve Craig

“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 2: Steve Craig

August 23, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

Lawrence County Commissioner Steve Craig joins the podcast to discuss the county’s development, planning issues and how they’ve evolved over the last 20 years, and more. Visit PEC’s Audio Room to listen to the podcast’s first episode featuring John Walliser,...

Extreme Physiology Class Connects Students to Outdoors

Extreme Physiology Class Connects Students to Outdoors

August 22, 2016By: Janet Sweeney

Hiking along the Frost Hollow Trail in Lackawanna State Park my husband Terry and I found ourselves discussing ways to attract the region’s college students to the enriching outdoor opportunities available in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Terry, Professor and Chair of the...

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“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 1: John Walliser

August 16, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

John Walliser, PEC Vice President for Legal & Government Affairs, kicks off PEC’s “Pensylvania Legacies” podcast, discussing policy issues in Pennsylvania. Visit PEC’s Audio Room to listen to the complete podcast series. https://soundcloud.com/pennsylvaniaenvironmentalcouncil/pennsylvanias-legacies-john-walliser-1

Introducing “Pennsylvania Legacies”

Introducing “Pennsylvania Legacies”

August 15, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

In our continuing efforts to increase environmental and conservation stewardship across the Commonwealth, PEC is pleased to present our first podcast series (the term “PEC-Cast” has even been suggested). Titled “Pennsylvania Legacies,” these conversations, hosted by Davitt Woodwell, are meant...

Busman’s Holiday

Busman’s Holiday

July 11, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

While we work on a wide variety of environmental and conservation issues at the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, our largest single area of focus is on trails and outdoor recreation. Why? Because through this work we connect people to natural resources; encourage...

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