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

2020 Virtual Dinners

2020 Virtual Dinners

Every year, PEC hosts regional awards dinners to celebrate the exceptional work being done by groups and individuals across the Commonwealth to help the environment. This year, those events looked a little different. While we were not able to gather...

December 3, 2020By: Lily Jones
September Brings Progress on PA Trail Projects

September Brings Progress on PA Trail Projects

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania has seen a sustained increase in trail traffic across the state — a trend that will likely continue into the fall, underscoring the importance of maintaining safe and accessible trails. The past...

October 2, 2020By: Lily Jones
PEC’s Pennsylvania

PEC’s Pennsylvania

In celebration of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s 50th anniversary, we are pleased to share the following photo essay, prepared especially for the occasion, portraying the special places and landscapes at the heart of PEC’s work. Find more stories, sounds, and...

September 23, 2020By: Lily Jones
Hazelwood Green Master Planning Begins

Hazelwood Green Master Planning Begins

When LTV shuttered its Hazelwood Works plant in 1997, the site was one among dozens of brownfields targeted for redevelopment by the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and local foundations. 23 years later, the property now known as Hazelwood Green...

September 14, 2020By: Lily Jones
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