2023 Public Lands Ride

Black Moshannon State Park

Join us for PEC’s 2023 Public Lands Ride! Sept. 30 Black Moshannon State Park Register on BikeReg here   The Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Public Lands Ride initiative celebrates and showcases the wealth of public parks and forests across the Commonwealth, bringing awareness to public lands as an invaluable resource for us to protect and enjoy. You can choose from multiple course distances from 20-65 miles. Follow @publiclandsride on Instagram to stay up to date. For more information on Public Lands routes, click here. Learn more about PEC’s work to enhance gravel cycling resources in Pennsylvania.

2023 PEC Environment Ride

Why Participate in the Ride? As a statewide non-profit, PEC is a leader in trail planning and development across the Commonwealth. The Environment Ride supports PEC’s trail work. In the Philadelphia area, PEC is a founder and leader of the Circuit Trails Coalition which advocates for the completion of the 800+ miles of multi-purpose, inter-connected trails straddling the Delaware River into New Jersey. Trails such as the East Coast Greenway, the Schuylkill River Trail, Chester Valley Trail, and Delaware Canal Trail are part of the Circuit Trails network. PEC staff work with communities to build their sections of Circuit Trails. …

Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards

The Northeast Environmental Partners, comprised of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University, are pleased to announce the 33rd Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment will be held on Thursday October 19, 2023 at the Woodlands Inn & Resort, Plains, PA at 5pm. For information on how to sponsor the event, please contact Angela Vitkoski at 570-718-6507, extension 201 or email [email protected].

Pennsylvania Statewide Watershed Conference

Altoon Grand Hotel 1 Sheraton Dr, Altoona, PA, United States

Watershed Connections: Engaging Communities and Restoring Our Watersheds, Together Join POWR and your watershed colleagues, partners, and friends at the 2023 Statewide Watershed Conference at a new location- Altoona, PA- l for two days of inspiring, engaging, and meaningful presentations and conversations. You will have the opportunity to learn from fellow watershed organization leaders as they share restoration and education project success stories as well as their journeys toward effective strategic planning and  people-centered- leadership. Explore how urban youth and underserved youth are connecting with local farmer to learn about best practices to protect water and about new efforts to…

53rd Environmental Partnership Dinner

Loews Philadelphia Hotel 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Please join us for dinner and drinks as we pay tribute to those who have demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence and leadership.