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TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Celebrates 25,000 Trees Planted in Allegheny County With Dedication Ceremony

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Celebrates 25,000 Trees Planted in Allegheny County With Dedication Ceremony WHAT: TreeVitalize Pittsburgh and its partners invite the public to celebrate the planting of 25,000 trees in the Pittsburgh...

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

Indiana, Pa. – Oct. 29 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) and Dominion are accepting proposals for the 2015-2016 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to watershed groups across the region. The Watershed Mini Grants cover expenses...

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Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for a New Bioswale in Point State Park

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for a New Bioswale in Point State Park WHAT: The Garden Club of Allegheny County (GCAC), Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) and PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources...

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Conservancy Treats Invasive Weeds along Bates Street Corridor with Goats

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), in collaboration with Duquesne Light, will use an environmentally friendly and four-legged form of invasive weed control: goats. On September 8, goats from Steel City...

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More of Jacks Mountain in Mifflin County Now Protected through Landowners’ Generosity

Granville Township, Pa. – August 28 – Thanks to the generosity of private landowners Richard and Miriam Williams, 146 acres of scenic land atop Jacks Mountain in Granville Township, Mifflin County are now permanently protected through the donation of...

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Remembering Elsie H. Hillman

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Conservancy Protects 48 Acres Along the Great Allegheny Passage

Turkeyfoot Township, Pa. – June 22 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the protection of approximately 48 acres along the Casselman River in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County. The property will protect the forested views along one of...

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Conservancy Protects Land to Expand Natural Area in Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock, Pa. – June 17 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has permanently protected 39 acres adjacent to its 202-acre Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area, a site known for its spectacular display of wildflowers along its hiking trail. Today’s...

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Mayor Peduto, Laurel Foundation Hang Conservancy’s First Flower Basket in Time for Start of the Three Rivers Arts Festival

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and Elizabeth J. Tata, president and secretary of Laurel Foundation, will join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in Market Square to hang 2015’s first flower basket. The...

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New Craft Beer Available to Support Clean Water in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 13 – Sales of a new locally-produced beer will support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s stream bank tree planting initiative. The new beer, called Ryeparian Rye Pale Ale, is now available from distributors across Pennsylvania and...

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

412-586-2358
cbray@paconserve.org