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PEC’s Lindsay Baxter Sends a Postcard From Germany

PEC’s Lindsay Baxter Sends a Postcard From Germany

October 26, 2015By: Lindsay Baxter

*Lindsay Baxter, PEC Program Manager for Energy & Climate, recaps her first week studying energy policy in Germany as part of her three-week McCloy Fellowship in Environmental Policy through the American Council on Germany.* It’s hard to believe that the first...

2015 Greenways and Trails Summit a Big Success Yet Again

2015 Greenways and Trails Summit a Big Success Yet Again

October 7, 2015By: Frank Maguire

A chance to share new ideas, progress reports, and challenges facing the world of trails throughout the Commonwealth, the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society brings together trail builders, planners, advocates, and managers for the Greenways and Trails Summit every other...

Schuylkill River Trail Named Best Urban Trail in the Nation

Schuylkill River Trail Named Best Urban Trail in the Nation

September 3, 2015By: Tony Spagnoli

Local lawmakers and environmental officials gathered Wednesday along the banks of the Schuylkill River to celebrate the Schuylkill River Trail’s distinction as the “best urban trail” in the nation, according to a poll by USA TODAY. USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice...