PEC In The News

Category: Trails & Recreation

Next leg of Allegheny Township trail due for completion this summer

April 9, 2019Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Work on the next leg of the Wynn and Clara Tredway Trail could begin by the end of April. Allegheny Township officials plan to meet soon with PennDOT District 12 officials in Uniontown for a pre-construction meeting. The goal is...

Aspinwall Riverfront Park earns Western PA Environmental Award

March 27, 2019Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Aspinwall Riverfront Park will receive a $5,000 prize for its work to restore the area’s lackluster waterfront. The park is a winner of the 2019 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, presented by Dominion Energy and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. It is among five...

Pike County Outdoors Guide now available

March 27, 2019News Eagle (Hawley)

MILFORD —The Pike County Commissioners have announced publication of Pike Outdoors, a Public Lands Guide for Sportsmen and Outdoor Enthusiasts. The guide is a comprehensive resource that includes maps and helpful information about Pike County’s 120,00+ acres of federal, state...

Ron Steffey to receive PEC lifetime achievement award

March 27, 2019Leader-Times (Kittanning)

Ron Steffey will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) at the 2019 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards on May 22, in downtown Pittsburgh. Mr. Steffey, known locally as “the face and heart of the Armstrong Trail,”...

Finances, promoting fishing dominate new PFBC leader’s agenda

November 18, 2018Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre)

Tim Schaeffer was on the job for less than three days when I hit him with some hard questions. He didn’t flinch. As the new executive director with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Schaeffer know there are many tough...

Riverfront 47 open Saturday for walking tour

November 16, 2018Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

…Riverfront 47 selected Balmori with input of a team of advisors that included Davitt Woodwell, president of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council; Darla Cravotta, manager of special projects for Allegheny County; Trish Klatt, Aspinwall Riverfront Park board president; Tim McLaughlin, Aspinwall...