Press Releases

Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

July 11, 2016

Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is pleased to announce the addition of Debra Frawley to its staff as a Program Coordinator for Trails and Recreation. Frawley comes to PEC having worked most recently as the Greenways Coordinator for...

PEC Explores Abandoned Mines and Wells in June’s “Environmental Focus”

PEC Explores Abandoned Mines and Wells in June’s “Environmental Focus”

June 17, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: June 17, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The environmental legacies of Pennsylvania’s industrial past and the challenge of remediation and restoration will be the topic of discussion in the June installment of “Environmental Focus,” the Pennsylvania...

2016 PEC Environment Ride Video: Watch Here

2016 PEC Environment Ride Video: Watch Here

June 15, 2016

In what has now become a summer tradition, PEC hosted the sixth annual Environment Ride from June 3-5. Participants spent the weekend biking through the scenic trails of Southeast Pennsylvania, showcasing the beauty of Doylestown, Bethlehem, and Northern Bucks County...

WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

May 25, 2016

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,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

May 23, 2016

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,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

May 19, 2016

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,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

May 12, 2016

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,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

WPEA Winner Feature: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

May 5, 2016

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,...

Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

May 4, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: May 4, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – In an effort to enhance water quality and restore forest habitat, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) organized a tree planting event at Weiser State Forest on...

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