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

Periodical Wonders

Periodical Wonders

If you live in parts of southern, central, or northeastern Pennsylvania, you may have already seen Brood X cicadas emerging. After developing underground for seventeen years, Pennsylvania’s largest group of periodical cicadas is ready to spend a few short weeks...

June 23, 2021By: Lily Jones
Get Outside With PEC

Get Outside With PEC

After a year of virtual events, PEC is excited to host or support a lineup of outdoor recreation activities this summer and fall. We have running, walking, cycling, and paddling events – so whatever your preferred form of recreation, there’s...

June 15, 2021By: Lily Jones
Pennsylvania Legacies #146

Pennsylvania Legacies #146

Trails can be a tremendous economic opportunity for small towns – but all the funding and political muscle in the world won’t matter if your trail project doesn’t address real community needs and center community voices. In her new book,...

June 11, 2021By: Lily Jones
Pennsylvania Legacies #145

Pennsylvania Legacies #145

In the perennial swing state of Pennsylvania, elections are often decided by voters who don’t identify with either political party – and recent polling shows Independents have swung hard on the issue of climate. With 3 out of 4 Pennsylvanians...

May 28, 2021By: Lily Jones
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