Western Pennsylvania ConservancyWater, Land, Life

November 2013

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Property to Enhance Natural Area

the new propertyA property featuring seeps, springs and wetlands will enhance a distinct and popular natural area owned by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. WPC purchased about 38 acres in Slippery Rock Township, near Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area, a Butler County site known for its spring wildflowers. 
Find out more about the property here.

WPC, Dominion Offers Watershed Mini Grants

winter watershedThe Conservancy and Dominion are accepting proposals for the 2013-14 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides assistance to the region’s grassroots watershed groups. The Watershed Mini Grants cover expenses in three areas: operating costs, watershed restoration and organizational promotion and outreach.
For more information, click here.

TreeVitalize Celebrates 20,000th Tree

treevitalizeTreeVitalize Pittsburgh will celebrate reaching its initial goal of planting 20,000 trees in the metropolitan area by hosting a ceremonial planting near Point State Park. This special event will start at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 near the entrance of the park.
For more information, click here.

Our Shared Legacy: The Cheteyans

FallingwaterJudy and Michael Cheteyan have a deep love of Fallingwater. They have been generous supporters of Fallingwater for more than 25 years and Michael is a member of Fallingwater’s Advisory Committee.
Learn more about their story by clicking here.

Fallingwater Lego Kit Available at Store

LegoLego Architecture’s Fallingwater Kit could be a great holiday gift for budding and experienced architects or for Lego fans of all ages. Each kit comes with building instructions and archival material and pictures of Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous structure. Fallingwater is the prime example of Wright's organic architecture. The kit has 811 pieces and is about 10" wide.
Learn more about this collectable item here.

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Phone: (412) 288-2777 | Email: info@paconserve.org