News

Dominion Energy, WPC Award 24 Grants to
Local Watershed Groups

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 18, 2020 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation recently awarded 24 grants, totaling $30,000, to 23 local environmental organizations in 12 counties across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of...

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Forested Land Expands Sideling Hill Creek
Conservation Area to 375 Acres

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 15, 2020 – Nineteen acres of forested land buffering Sideling Hill Creek in Mann Township, Bedford County have been protected and added to the now 375-acre Sideling Hill Creek Conservation Area, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy...

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WPC Seeks Volunteers to Help Plant
its Community Flower Gardens Starting May 16

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 15, 2020 – Now that some COVID-19 restrictions are easing for most counties in the region, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking volunteers to assist with planting some of its community flower gardens in the...

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Aquatic Organism Passage Surveys to Begin
Soon in Clearfield County

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 30, 2020 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s watershed conservation program staff, located in Indiana, Pa., will begin to assess road-stream intersections for aquatic organism passage (AOP) potential in Clearfield County beginning in spring 2020. WPC...

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WPC, Partners to Improve Water Quality, Habitat
in the Buffalo Creek Watershed

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 30, 2020 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will partner with the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania and four other conservation partners on a project to improve water quality and aquatic habitat in Buffalo Creek, a...

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WPC Protects Westmoreland County Farmland
on Earth Day to Lease to Local Farmers

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 22, 2020 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the purchase of 27 acres of farmland in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, near New Stanton, that will soon be available for lease to local farmers...

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2020 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting is Postponed

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 1, 2020 Dear Members of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, For the health of all involved, we have made the necessary decision to postpone Members’ Day this year, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at Bear Run Nature...

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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 May 13, 2020 – In response to recent developments related to COVID-19, Fallingwater remains closed to the public. Learn more.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List last...

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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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MEDIA INQUIRIES

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

412-586-2358
cbray@paconserve.org