Category: Land Trails
Proposals Would Open State Parks to Golf, Water Slides, and Hotels

Proposals Would Open State Parks to Golf, Water Slides, and Hotels

June 22, 2016Pittsbirgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania’s award-winning parks could be better if golf courses, hotels. inns, restaurants, amusement parks, water slides and other outdoor sports facilities were available inside the parks, according to two Republican state representatives who have introduced legislation that would open the...

PEC Outlines Concerns With House Bill 2013

PEC Outlines Concerns With House Bill 2013

June 20, 2016

Dear Representatives: We are writing to share the concerns of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Nature Conservancy regarding House Bill 2013, Printer’s Number 3219, scheduled to be considered at the June 21 meeting of the...

Experience the 2016 PEC Environment Ride

Experience the 2016 PEC Environment Ride

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...

Partners break ground on mountain bike trail around Quemahoning Lake

Partners break ground on mountain bike trail around Quemahoning Lake

May 20, 2016The Tribune-Democrat

If May 2017 brings the region another breezy Friday of sunshine and temperatures just under 70 degrees, visitors to Quemahoning Lake should have another vantage point to take in the views: a bicycle seat. Partners in a proposed 17-mile mountain-bike...

Schuylkill River Towns To Host Two Programs In Phoenixville

May 5, 2016Patch.com

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...

Go On a Nighttime Bike Ride With Multi-color LED Bike Lights

Go On a Nighttime Bike Ride With Multi-color LED Bike Lights

April 11, 2016Philly Voice

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council will host a nighttime group bike ride on Saturday, April 16. The ride will wind through Center City beginning at 8 p.m. Meeting location will be the intersection of 25th Street and Spruce Street. LED light arrays...