New Fallingwater Building Brick Model Now Available for Purchase

Mill Run, Pa. — Sept. 1, 2023 — A new, intricately designed building brick set of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, an iconic site on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is now available for presale through October 8, 2023, on...

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WPC Protects 109 Acres of Forestland in Warren County
for State Game Land 197

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Aug. 31, 2023 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of 109 acres in Columbus Township, Warren County along Brokenstraw Creek, a tributary to the Allegheny River. The acreage was immediately conveyed to...

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Watershed Conservation Program Receives U.S. Forest Service Award for Decades-Long Work to Improve Water Quality in the Allegheny National Forest

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 23, 2023 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Watershed Conservation Program was awarded the U.S. Forest Service’s Partnership Award at the 2022 National Rise to the Future Award ceremony on June 15, 2023, at the U.S....

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Helping to Make State Parks & Forests Accessible
For All: An Untold Stories Project Update

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is advancing an important community effort, the “Untold Stories of Pennsylvania’s State Parks & Forests,” to discover, interpret and share the untold stories of underrepresented and marginalized groups associated with lands currently operating as state...

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WPC Protects 137 Acres of Forestland in the
Pine Creek Watershed for the State Forest System

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 25, 2023 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of 137 acres of steep forested slopes and riparian forest that safeguards water quality and wildlife habitat along Nine Mile Run in Ulysses...

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BHE GT&S, WPC Award 15 Grants to Groups
to Help Improve Local Watersheds

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 9, 2023 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and BHE GT&S, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company, recently awarded 15 grants, totaling $39,484, to 15 different local environmental organizations in nine different counties across Western Pennsylvania as...

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WPC Invites Public Suggestions on Future Use
and Improvements to the Juniata Watershed

Public meetings will be held May 17, 18 and 23   Hollidaysburg, Pa. – April 27, 2023 – Residents of the Juniata Watershed are invited to provide input and suggestions via public meetings and a community survey to help...

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WPC Seeks Spring CADF Grant Applications

Pittsburgh, Pa. – March 14, 2023 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has funds available to support projects that will improve canoe and kayak access to the region’s waterways. The Conservancy provides technical assistance and grants of up to $5,000...

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Fallingwater Reopens for 60th Tour Season March 11

Mill Run, Pa. – March 10, 2023 – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019, will reopen Saturday, March 11, 2023, for its 60th tour season. Since opening to the public...

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Conservation Easement Protects Scenic Views,
Important Wildlife Habitat in the Ligonier Valley

Pittsburgh, Pa. – March 3, 2023 – Sixty-five acres of scenic views and important wildlife habitat along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County will remain intact, thanks to land now permanently protected via a conservation easement...

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Carmen Bray
Senior Director of Communications
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
800 Waterfront Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222