Recent Press Releases

  • Nominations Open for Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, 570-718-6507   Nominations Open for Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards The Northeast Environmental Partners (Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast...

    May 26, 2021
  • POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

    For Immediate Release April 13, 2021 Media contacts: Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Pennsylvania...

    April 26, 2021
  • Shenango River Named PA 2021 River Of The Year In Public Voting

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/01/2021 MEDIA CONTACTS: Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-877-6315 Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   Shenango River Named PA 2021 River Of The Year In Public Voting ​Harrisburg, PA — Winding through Northwestern Pennsylvania, connecting Pymatuning and Shenango lakes with the...

    February 1, 2021
  • POWR Announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    For Immediate Release January 18, 2021 Media Contacts: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR, 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2021 Pennsylvania...

    January 19, 2021

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #148

    Pennsylvania Legacies #148

    It’s one thing for an environmental organization to tout its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. It’s another to live out that commitment at the level of programming and daily activities. On this episode: how Philadelphia’s Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership is...

    July 28, 2021By: Lily Jones
  • A Laurel Highlands Reunion

    A Laurel Highlands Reunion

    Last month in Rector, PA, staff from six state parks around the Laurel Highlands gathered at Powdermill Nature Reserve. The gathering was the first of its kind for the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape since the onset of the pandemic, and...

    July 27, 2021By: Luke Babik

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Identify your watercraft with free kayak and canoe identification stickers

    With the onset of paddling season, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) is excited to release another great tool for the paddling public. The Susquehanna Greenway Vessel Identification Stickers (ID Stickers) were produced in May 2021 and are a free resource...

    June 22, 2021northcentralPA.com
  • Investment in trails is good for region

    In March of 2020 when COVID-19 took over our everyday world, keeping people at home, closing gyms and severely limiting indoor gatherings, many headed outdoors to trails for exercise and a pleasant distraction. Since then, the habits of biking, hiking...

    June 21, 2021The Times Herald

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