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Mon Wharf Connector ribbon cutting, 6-7-24
One of Pennsylvania’s most popular long-distance trails celebrated a long-awaited and much-needed improvement on June 7 with the official opening of the Mon Wharf Connector in Pittsburgh. The project creates […]
Greater Philadelphia could see a huge boost in the development of safe, family-friendly trails, thanks to an innovative use of federal transportation funding proposed in the region’s biennial Transportation Improvement […]
The light from stars takes time to reach our earthly eyes, but it’s well worth the wait. The same can be said of Kane, PA, whose investment in outdoor recreation, […]
Transforming a brownfield into a site for both clean drinking water and outdoor recreation takes teamwork, and the Altoona Water Authority has assembled an amazing team to remediate a site […]
It’s been an exciting year of change for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, but the 2024 Western Pennsylvania Dinner upheld our annual tradition of convening partners and supporters for an evening of […]
Armstrong Trails celebrated ten miles of new trail, including the rehabilitated Kiski Junction Railroad Bridge, on April 1, 2024. The expansion provides vital connections to regional and interstate trail systems […]
Thousands of new jobs will be created to tackle carbon emissions from Pennsylvania’s industrial sector, if the state is successful in its bid for $475 million in federal Climate Pollution […]
Cyclists, would-be cyclists, and bike enthusiasts turned out March 16 and 17 for the 2024 Philly Bike Expo, and once again PEC was there to celebrate and educate attendees on […]
On Friday, December 1, 2023, PEC joined Justice Outside to convene grantee partners from both the Circuit Trails Coalition Community Grant Program and Justice Outside’s Liberated Paths Grantmaking Program, which […]
Featured image credit: Reagan West-Whitman PEC recently partnered with the Pittsburgh art gallery Contemporary Craft on an ongoing exhibit that seeks to increase awareness and inspire meaningful dialogue about climate […]
The 53rd Environmental Partnership Dinner returned to Philadelphia on Thursday, Nov. 9. to honor environmental excellence, leadership and accomplishment in southeast Pennsylvania. Distinguished guests included DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, […]
So far in our series on the 2023 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards, we’ve highlighted individuals who excelled in working with and inspiring others to protect northeast Pennsylvania’s environment. In this […]