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  • WPEA Winner Feature: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

    WPEA Winner Feature: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

    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,...

    May 5, 2016
  • Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

    Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

    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...

    May 4, 2016
  • WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

    WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

    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,...

    April 28, 2016
  • PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

    PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

    Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 27, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) was presented with the Friend of French Creek Award at the French Creek Valley Conservancy’s (FCVC) 2016 awards dinner held at...

    April 27, 2016

Recent PEC Blog Posts


Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Schuylkill River Towns To Host Two Programs In Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE, PA — The Schuylkill River Towns Program (SRTP), an initiative of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, is hosting two community events in the Phoenixville area this month. On Saturday, May 7, SRTP will be hosting a tour of the Lock...

    May 5, 2016Patch.com
  • Crawford County Program Wins Environmental Award

    A local student volunteer group that has helped repair nearly 20 miles of damaged streams in Crawford County is a winner of the 2016 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, announced by Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC). Representatives of the...

    April 23, 2016The Meadville Tribune
  • Earth Day: Area Groups Help Environment by Cleaning up Locally

    Earth Day: Area Groups Help Environment by Cleaning up Locally

    This Earth Day, it’s easy to point to the many problems plaguing our planet and feel overwhelmed — global climate change, massive species extinction, ocean acidification, collapsing fisheries, deforestation, overpopulation, the list goes on and on. The challenge seems immense....

    April 22, 2016The Bradford Era
  • EQT Gets Sustainable Shale Certification

    A collaborative effort between shale gas producers and nonprofits aimed at encouraging drilling policies that protect land, air and water has issued certifications to its fourth industry partner. Downtown-based EQT Corp. received the Center for Sustainable Shale Development’s approval after...

    April 18, 2016Trib Total Media

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