54 Search Results for "Bear Run Nature Reserve"

Land Stewardship at Bear Run Nature Reserve

Activities: trail maintenance, hemlock management Do you enjoy hiking and getting outdoors?  Become a land stewardship volunteer and help keep these natural areas clean and safe! WPC owns and cares for more than 12,000 acres of land free and open to the public for outdoor recreation. For additional information and... Read More

Mountain, Stream and Forest:  An Exploration of Bear Run Nature Reserve

A special Zoom webinar for WPC’s Leadership, Heritage and Evergreen Circle members Bear Run Nature Reserve is the Conservancy’s flagship property and the largest of our 41 preserves. Best known as the area surrounding Fallingwater, these 5,119 acres along Laurel Ridge feature 28 miles of hiking trails.  Bear Run collects... Read More

WPC Protects Forested Land in Fayette County
for Bear Run Nature Reserve

Stewart Township, Pa. – April 1, 2019  – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the purchase of four acres in Stewart Township, Fayette County that are now part of the Conservancy’s 5,119-acre Bear Run Nature Reserve. The four-acre area is located across from the main entrance to Fallingwater, includes more... Read More

Camping at Bear Run Nature Reserve

Camping Camping at Bear Run Nature Reserve Welcome to Bear Run Nature Reserve. During your stay, you'll have opportunities to enjoy nature, recreation and architecture in a truly exceptional setting. The reserve protects a diversity of animals and their habitats, including black bear, fisher, bobcat and more than 50 bird... Read More

Bear Run Nature Reserve Hike and Fallingwater Tour

Join the Conservancy and Venture Outdoors on March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 4-6-mile hike at Bear Run Nature Reserve in Fayette County. After the hike, participants will tour the nearby Frank Lloyd Wright house, Fallingwater. You can register for this event through Venture Outdoors. WPC... Read More

Bear Run Nature Reserve

Land Conservation Bear Run Nature Reserve Bear Run Nature Reserve is the flagship property of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Located on the western flank of Laurel Hill in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, the Reserve offers hiking trails, backcountry campsites, and hunting and fishing opportunities. Bear Run Nature Reserve... Read More

Looking for Fun Family Adventures? Visit These Five WPC Preserves

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 15, 2022 – Do you have a young nature enthusiast who loves to learn and explore? These five Western Pennsylvania Conservancy preserves, which feature trails that are short to moderate in length, are suited for small legs and curious minds. Andy Zadnik, director of land stewardship,... Read More

8 WPC Preserves Where You Can See Brilliant Fall Foliage

Pittsburgh, Pa. – October 14, 2021 – Our partners at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry provide a Fall Foliage Report each year that provides information on the peak times across the state to see fall color. Here in Western Pennsylvania, some counties are currently at peak while most counties... Read More

WPC Preserves

Land Conservation WPC Preserves  The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy owns and manages nearly 14,000 acres of land that are open to the public, free of charge, for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. Our nature preserves have special conservation significance and are rich with features such as rare plants and... Read More

Kaufmann Conservation on Bear Run

Fallingwater Kaufmann Conservation on Bear Run In October 1963, Edgar Kaufmann jr entrusted Fallingwater to the care of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. The donation was received under a deed of trust that requires the Conservancy to preserve and maintain Fallingwater and its surroundings. Included with the generous donation of Fallingwater... Read More