News

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 will safely reopen to the public on Saturday, June 13. Learn more.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which was added to the...

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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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MEDIA INQUIRIES

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

412-586-2358
cbray@paconserve.org