Western Pennsylvania ConservancyWater, Land, Life

April 2014

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WPC Protects Land Near Wildlife Reserve

New propertyThe Conservancy has permanently protected 54 acres adjacent to a major wildlife area in Erie County; the land will be added to a State Game Land. WPC transferred the property, which is in Springfield Township, to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

See the news release here.

TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Video Available

20000th Celebration videoTreeVitalize Pittsburgh has planted more than 20,000 trees since 2008 in an effort to improve the quality of life and the environment in the Pittsburgh region.

Click here to see a video about a celebratory planting.

WPC Receives Golden Triangle Award

PDP logoThe Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership has honored the Conservancy with the Golden Triangle Award for outstanding partner of the year. The organization recognized WPC for its work to enhance the city’s downtown and create greenspaces there.

Visit the Downtown Partnership website.

Our Shared Legacy: Steve and Kathi Guinn

GuinnsSteve and Kathi Guinn think Western Pennsylvania is beautiful and they are helping conserve it for generations to come. That’s part of the reason why Steve Guinn is on the Conservancy’s Board of Directors and the chairman of the Our Shared Legacy comprehensive campaign.

Read more about the couple’s story here.

Mother’s Day Gifts for Fallingwater Lovers

Fallingwater Museum Store itemsGet a jump start on Mother’s Day. The Fallingwater Museum Store carries a large selection of jewelry, decorative scarves, umbrellas and other items that architecture enthusiasts will love. The jewelry selection includes items with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Francis Grille design. The store also carries a silk scarf that uses an adaptation of Wright's Coonley design.

To explore these and other items, visit www.FallingwaterMuseumStore.org.

2014 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting

Boy on a hikeSaturday, May 3
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
The Barn at Fallingwater
Bear Run Nature Reserve, Mill Run, Pa. 

Join us as we thank our members and share our accomplishments. Munch on a continental breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Later, enjoy a barbecue lunch buffet ($18 per person, children 10 and under are free). Or pack your own picnic lunch.

To register, call 1-866-564-6972 or visit the registration page. Please register by April 28.

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