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Category: Land Trails
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Lansdale Liberty Bell Trail segment opened; regional study coming

November 1, 2019Montgomery News

HATFIELD TWP — Plans are in the works to study ways of expanding a trail network that could tie together several local towns with the rest of Montgomery County and beyond. Hatfield Township has signed on to a joint effort...

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Family Bicycle and Poker Run a success

September 17, 2019Courier-Express (DuBois)

BROOKVILLE — Families and bicyclists turned out Sunday for the Jefferson County Historical Society’s annual Family Bicycle and Poker Run. The ride began at the Redbank Valley Trailhead in Brookville, and took riders down the trail to Summerville. Along the...

PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.
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PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.

September 10, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2019 CONTACT: Kelsey Emch, P3R 412-586-7785 or Kelsey.Emch@P3R.org Josh Raulerson, PEC 412-481-9400 or jraulerson@pecpa.org   2019 GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan Aims to be First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S. P3R and...

News Tonight for August 21, 2019
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News Tonight for August 21, 2019

August 22, 2019PBS39 (Bethlehem)

PBS39 News Tonight for Aug. 21, 2019. Stories include back-to-school shopping on a budget at thrift shops; a $1.8 million plan to turn an old SEPTA rail line into three miles of trail in Richland Township, Bucks County; and a...

PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail
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PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail

June 18, 2019WBRE/WYOU-TV

PEC Vice President Janet Sweeney appeared on WBRE-TV’s “PA Live!” to talk about the kickoff of the Get Your Tail on the Trail Northeast PA Chapter: 

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern
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PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

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Riverfront 47 inching closer to start of park and trail

August 16, 2018Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Design team finalists for the Riverfront 47 park and trail have been whittled to four, developers announced. They include two Pittsburgh-based firms, Environmental Planning and Design and LaQuatra Bonci . Environmental Planning and Design was the master planner for Aspinwall...

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IN FOCUS: East Coast Greenway and Clean Air Run

May 21, 2018PHL17 In Focus

The East Coast Greenway is a 3,000 mile biking and walking route linking major cities in the United States from Maine to Florida – and is, of course, located right in our Tri-State area. Twenty-five million people are located within...

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Laurel Highlands shelter project gets $5,000 grant

April 6, 2018Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Those trekking the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail who plan to stay in shelters in Somerset County will benefit from a project to restore the 40 three-sided Adirondack shelters along the Ohiopyle-to-Seward path. Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council are providing...