Category: Land Trails

Harvey’s Creek Trail proposal poised to enter planning stage

December 26, 2014The Citizens' Voice

A trail group is expected to organize during 2015 to begin planning and fundraising for the Harvey’s Creek Trail/Greenway project. If the trail is built, it will provide “sensational, gorgeous” vistas and will link existing public forests and parks, said...

Building Trails the PEC Way

December 22, 2014By: Patrick Starr

PEC’s trail work makes for a lot of great partners. Building a trail, especially a multi-use trail that is safe for kids and families, is real work! My week started with the determined Mayor DiGirolamo, leader of Bensalem Township, PA’s...

On Transition in Harrisburg

November 10, 2014

Davitt Woodwell President, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Last Tuesday brought to an end the 2014 election cycle. In Pennsylvania, the biggest winner is Governor-Elect Tom Wolf. With his win, Wolf now enters the vague time of “transition,” that period of a...

Trails & Recreation

July 21, 2014

Pennsylvania was named “Penn’s Woods” for good reason. Over 46,000 square miles of mountains, valleys, and forests abound, laced with sparkling streams and majestic rivers that afford quiet refuge, recreational challenge, and inspiring vistas. The impact of centuries of settlement...

Trails & Recreation

July 21, 2014

Pennsylvania was named “Penn’s Woods” for good reason. Over 46,000 square miles of mountains, valleys, and forests abound, laced with sparkling streams and majestic rivers that afford quiet refuge, recreational challenge, and inspiring vistas. The impact of centuries of settlement...

PEC receives Grant Awards from PA DCNR

January 16, 2012

Thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource (DCNR), the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) will continue important recreational programs across the state. Recently funded programs include PEC’s water trail work, assistance to enhance the Explore...

Second Laurel Highlands Summit to Focus on Eco-Tourism

March 7, 2011

Trail, conservation, and tourism advocates have planned a day-long Laurel Highlands Summit to support the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Initiative from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 at the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent College in Latrobe. The...