Western Pennsylvania ConservancyWater, Land, Life

January 2014

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Charity Navigator Commends WPC 

Four Stars Charity NavigatorAmerica’s largest independent charity evaluator awarded the Conservancy its highest rating for the seventh consecutive year. WPC earned the four-star rating for its sound fiscal management practices and commitment to transparency and accountability, Charity Navigator officials said. Only 2 percent of the charities reviewed by the evaluator have received the highest rating seven years in a row.

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WPC Protects Properties Near GAP Trail

Great Allegheny PassageThe Conservancy purchased two Somerset County properties near the Great Allegheny Passage, protecting land near a hiking and biking trail that WPC helped create more than three decades ago. These purchases capped off a year in which the Conservancy protected 18 properties in all.

Learn more about the latest project here.

Our Shared Legacy: The Mooneys

The MooneysAfter Paul and Anne Mooney settled in the Pittsburgh area, they noticed all the places they were drawn to – such as the Laurel Highlands and McConnells Mill – had a connection to WPC. This began a long relationship between the Mooneys and the Conservancy.

Read more about them here.

Handmade Fallingwater Mug Now at Museum Store

Fallingwater mugWarm up on a chilly winter day with a hot beverage in a handmade Fallingwater mug. This hand-thrown, deep red mug is made in St. Paul, Minn., and is now available at the Museum Store.

Find out more here.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
800 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 288-2777 | Email: info@paconserve.org