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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
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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...

Circuit Spotlight: Patrick Starr
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Circuit Spotlight: Patrick Starr

March 3, 2016Connect the Circuit Blog

We are very excited to shine the Circuit Spotlight on our very own Patrick Starr! When Patrick is not leading statewide programming at Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and helping to make future connections to the Circuit Trails, you can find...

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Advocates: Local Trail Networks Have Much to Offer

February 16, 2016Citizens Voice

A slowly expanding system of hiking and biking trails is doing more than connecting Pennsylvanians with each other, trail advocates argue. The trails system offers the potential for that connection plus revitalization, preservation and celebration within communities and regions, according...

Press Releases

PEC Announces Promotion for Frank Maguire

December 9, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Dec. 9, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a statewide leader in environment and conservation, today announced that Frank Maguire has been promoted to the position of Program Director...

Frank Maguire Discusses PEC’s Role in Promoting Trail Development
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Frank Maguire Discusses PEC’s Role in Promoting Trail Development

November 30, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_O_2_xL6YcVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council: Trails and Greenways Program (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_O_2_xL6Yc) All across the state, PEC pushes the envelope for ever-improving and expanding networks of recreational trails. The Circuit in Philadelphia and the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition out of...

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Steps taken to move forward on 29-mile Allegheny River trail

September 22, 2015Trib Live

The nonprofit Friends of the Riverfront has begun working with a consultant and Norfolk Southern Railroad to thread a 29-mile bike and pedestrian trail along the Allegheny River from Millvale to Schenley. About half of the 29-mile path through 17...