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Dan Rooney To Sign Books at Fallingwater on July 19

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Dan Rooney To Sign Books at Fallingwater on July 19 WHAT: Fallingwater is hosting Pittsburgh Steelers leader Dan Rooney and historian Carol Peterson in the Fallingwater Museum Store as they sign their book, “Allegheny City: A History of Pittsburgh’s North Side.” WHEN: Saturday, July 19 12 p.m. – 2 p.m…. Read More

PA American Water, Grow Pittsburgh, WPC to Plant Fruit Trees in Community Garden

Mt. Oliver, Pa. – June 12 – Mt. Oliver Borough, working with Grow Pittsburgh and the Conservancy, is in the midst of creating a community vegetable garden, which will have an orchard area with fruit trees and blackberry and raspberry bushes. On Friday, water company employees and other volunteers will assist the effort by planting… Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: PA American Water, Grow Pittsburgh and WPC Plant Fruit Trees in Mt. Oliver, Pa., Garden

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Pennsylvania American Water, Grow Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Plant Fruit Trees in Mt. Oliver, Pa., Garden WHAT: Pennsylvania American Water, Grow Pittsburgh and a group of neighbors, together with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, will plant 10 fruit trees, including peach, plum and apple in an “orchard” section of the… Read More

Conservancy Protects Land Along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River

North Bend, Pa. – April 28 – Hundreds of acres in Clinton County are open to hiking, hunting, fishing and other recreational activities now that the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has permanently protected a property along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. WPC acquired 466 acres in Chapman and Grugan townships, about 20 miles north… Read More

WPC Wraps Up Massive Tree Planting Effort

Indiana, Pa. – April 24 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is completing an undertaking that resulted in the planting of thousands of trees and shrubs along some of the region’s streams and creeks. WPC’s Watershed Conservation Program celebrated the planting of 20,000 saplings in riparian zones, the land adjacent to creeks and streams. Healthy riparian… Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: Photo Opportunity

MEDIA ADVISORY: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Continues Erie Greening Effort WHAT: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and dozens of students from Gannon University will plant more than 50 trees around Downtown Erie as WPC continues its tree-planting effort in the city. WHEN: Saturday, April 26 8:15 a.m. – Pep rally for students 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m…. Read More

Fallingwater Accepts Applications for Summer Residency Programs

Mill Run, Pa. – April 9 – Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, is accepting applications from high school students and K-12 educators for its one-week summer residency programs. The programs offer two sessions at different skill levels for students, both valuable to those considering architecture as a career, and one session for teachers. “I… Read More

Media Inquiries

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