Press Releases

Category: Trails & Recreation

ARC to Invest $1.5 Million in Pennsylvania Trails

October 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2020     CONTACT: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications EMAIL: [email protected]   ARC to Invest $1.5 Million in Pennsylvania Trails  Funding Will Spur Construction Along Erie-to-Pittsburgh, PA Wilds Corridors PITTSBURGH – Trail projects in northwestern...

2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener

July 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020   CONTACT: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications EMAIL: [email protected]   2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener Sustainability partnership increases offsets for event-related climate and watershed impacts   PITTSBURGH ­­– The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has...

POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

June 18, 2020

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Janet Sweeney, POWR Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: [email protected]   POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020...

Report: PA Trail Use Surges Amid Lockdowns

Report: PA Trail Use Surges Amid Lockdowns

June 9, 2020

State College — Pennsylvanians took to trails and greenways in unprecedented numbers during March and April, according to an analysis of 67 non-motorized trail systems throughout Pennsylvania. Research commissioned by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) found that trail traffic spiked...

NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

August 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2019 NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Angela Vitkoski, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: [email protected]   NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARDS DINNER & AWARD RECIPIENTS   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners, which...

Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

June 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected]   Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr   Philadelphia — The Board of Directors of the Riverfront North Partnership (RNP) this week formally adopted...

Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

April 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2019   Contact: Frank Maguire, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 814-234-7765 Email: [email protected]   Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...

POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

April 7, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council/POWR EMAIL: [email protected]   POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the...

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

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: [email protected]   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

January 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACTS: Terry Brady (DCNR) 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney (POWR) 570-718-6507   Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting   Harrisburg, PA – A Wild and Scenic River that draws legions...