Recent Press Releases

  • Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

    Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2019   Contact: Frank Maguire, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 814-234-7765 Email: fmaguire@pecpa.org   Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...

    April 16, 2019
  • Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

    Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2019   Contact: Sally Tarhi, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: wpea@pecpa.org Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored   Pittsburgh – Two conservation leaders and two environmental projects from the Western...

    March 25, 2019
  • PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

    PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

    March 20, 2019
  • Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

    Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/15/2019 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 CONTACT: Elizabeth Rementer, DEP 717-787-1323   Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners   Harrisburg, PA – One...

    March 19, 2019

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #98

    Pennsylvania Legacies #98

    As Ben Franklin wrote, “when the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” But how do you calculate the value of water resources in dollars and cents? Researcher Spencer Phillips, Ph.D., unpacks the far-reaching economic impacts of water quality...

    May 17, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Get Your Tail on the Trail, Northeast PA!

    Get Your Tail on the Trail, Northeast PA!

    This summer and fall, Get Your Tail on the Trail is challenging northeastern Pennsylvanians to walk, run, ride, or paddle 165 miles — the length of the Delaware & Lehigh trail What better way to get yourself on a “path”...

    May 3, 2019By: Palmira Miller
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #97

    Pennsylvania Legacies #97

    Pennsylvania has one of the nation’s most extensive state park-and-forest systems, and for decades it’s been growing in size as well as popularity. But funding for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) hasn’t kept pace with that growth....

    May 3, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • https://youtu.be/zAj5_KWolQ0

    Opening Day on the Sheepskin Trail

    PEC celebrates Opening Day on the Trails 2019 on Fayette County’s 34-mile Sheepskin Trail, part of the growing Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition network. Ride along as we discover local history on the recently re-opened section linking Dunbar, PA with the...

    April 24, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Litter continues to build up in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE (WOLF) — If you live in Luzerne County, you’ve probably seen a lot of litter around the area lately. One organization saying its the most in the county in recent memory. Palmira Miller wants to keep Luzerne County clean....

    April 30, 2019Fox 56
  • Pennsylvania and the nation need nuclear power | Opinion

    By Tom Ridge Pennsylvania and the nation need diverse energy resources to ensure our national security and global competitiveness’ and to maintain our leadership role around the world. As a former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. secretary of homeland security, I...

    April 29, 2019Lehigh Valley Live
  • Chainsaw Safety Training set

    Upper Delaware River Region – Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Women and Their Woods graduates and guests, and Northern Tier Hardwoods Association on Saturday, May 4th from 9am-3pm in Lake Ariel, PA as we learn Chainsaw Safety with a Game...

    April 17, 2019Wayne Independent

PA Environmentalist Newsletter

View Newsletter
Share This Page