Lily Jones

Lily Jones

Communications Coordinator

West Region

Lily Jones joined PEC in 2020. As Communications Coordinator, she supports the development, distribution, and marketing of media content and other materials to educate the public and keep stakeholders informed about PEC’s work. Prior to working at PEC, she has worked for The Oberlin Review, The Evanston RoundTable, FaCT Ohio, and the Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary.

Jones grew up in the Chicago area and earned her B.A. in English and Environmental studies from Oberlin College, where she studied the uses of writing and reading as tools for promoting environmental action. During her time at Oberlin, she collaborated with local leaders on a number of sustainability projects, including a survey with the City of Oberlin to inform food waste management programs, and a partnership with Oberlin residents to reduce usage of single-use plastics in the downtown retail district. In her free time she enjoys running and baking.

PEC Blog Posts By Lily

Pennsylvania Legacies #154

Pennsylvania Legacies #154

The mission of Penn State Extension is to bring the scientific and practical expertise of PSU researchers and faculty throughout the Commonwealth. But even with offices in every county, extension staff can’t be everywhere at once. That’s where master volunteers...

October 15, 2021By: Lily Jones
Now is the Time to Protect PA Against Climate Threats

Now is the Time to Protect PA Against Climate Threats

In Pennsylvania, flooding presents one of the greatest climate threats. According to the Climate Impacts Assessment released by the Pennsylvania DEP this past spring, flooding is currently the highest-risk hazard facing the state. This risk will only increase as temperatures...

October 13, 2021By: Lily Jones
Outdoor Industry Urges Climate Action

Outdoor Industry Urges Climate Action

Climate change is one of the major targets of the Biden Administration’s $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, which would also fund social programs and additional infrastructure items not included in the smaller bipartisan infrastructure bill. While the bill has met...

October 6, 2021By: Lily Jones
Pennsylvania Legacies #153

Pennsylvania Legacies #153

Pennsylvania Environmental Council · Policy Check-In One month ago, the state Regulatory Review Commission signed off on a rulemaking that would make Pennsylvania the newest member of RGGI, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – the state’s best opportunity to substantially...

October 4, 2021By: Lily Jones
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