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Nature Inspires Resilience

Pittsburgh, Pa. – March 30, 2020 Dear Friends of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Outside, birds are chirping, bulbs are blooming and trees are budding. Spring is beginning. Nature carries on, even during times of uncertainty. Just like nature, the...

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Fallingwater Reopens for 57th Season March 7

Mill Run, Pa. – UPDATED March 30, 2020 – In response to recent developments related to COVID-19, Fallingwater will temporarily close to the public Sunday, March 15 through Sunday April 12, 2020. Learn more.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which was...

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WPC Continues to Receive Top Rating for Transparency
and Sound Management from Charity Navigator

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Feb. 28, 2020 – For the 17th time since 2002, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has received a four-star rating for strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator...

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Donated Conservation Easement to WPC Keeps
Forested Area, Scenic Views Intact in the Ligonier Valley

Cook Township, Pa. – Jan. 28, 2020 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of a 22-acre property in Cook Township, Westmoreland County through a donated conservation easement from property owners Michael Blehar and Beth Evans....

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Venango County Landowner Donates
Conservation Easement on 309 Acres to WPC

President Township, Pa. – Nov. 12, 2019 –More forestland along the Allegheny River in President Township, Venango County is now permanently protected, thanks to a donation of a conservation easement on 309 acres, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today....

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WPC, Dominion Energy Seek Proposals from Local
Watershed Groups for 2020 Watershed Mini Grants

Indiana, Pa. – Nov. 8, 2019– The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Dominion Energy are now accepting proposals for the 2019-2020 Dominion Energy Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to watershed groups and organizations across the region. The...

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WPC Protects 265 Acres near Bald Eagle State Forest

Haines Township, Pa. – Nov. 6, 2019–The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy today announced the protection of 265 acres of forests and steep mountain ridgeline in Haines Township, Centre County. The property was immediately transferred to the PA Department of Conservation...

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Monmade Producers Invite Public
to Experience Fallingwater-inspired Creations

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Nov. 6, 2019 – Local craftspeople, designers and artists will display their distinctive products inspired by their time experiencing Fallingwater and learning about Frank Lloyd Wright and his architecture at an opening reception Fri., Nov. 15...

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WPC Acquires 390 More Acres in Erie County
and Expands its West Branch French Creek Conservation Area

Venango Township, Pa. – Nov. 4, 2019–The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of 390 acres in Erie County that have been added to the Conservancy’s West Branch French Creek Conservation Area, expanding the natural area to...

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WPC Launches Study to Explore Watershed
Restoration Projects along Trout Run

Landowners and residents are invited to attend a community meeting Nov. 4 Waterford Township, Pa. – Oct. 12, 2019–Landowners, residents and business owners within the Trout Run watershed are invited to attend a community meeting Nov. 4 to discuss...

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MEDIA INQUIRIES

 
Carmen Bray
Director of Communications
800 Waterfront Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

412-586-2358
cbray@paconserve.org