WPC Acquires More Land to Protect the Clarion River’s
Water Quality, Adds Land to Local Nature Preserve

Pittsburgh, Pa. – October 16, 2022 – More land for the public to enjoy for birding, fishing, hiking and hunting is now available, thanks to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s purchase of a 140-acre property located along the Clarion River...

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WPC Easement Protects Forest and Wetland Communities
in the French Creek Watershed

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 16, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of 348 acres of forest and wetlands in Union Township, Erie County, through a conservation easement. The conservation easement—purchased from 730 Texas Timberlands...

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WPC Seeks Proposals for “Untold Stories” Project

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 9, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is accepting proposals for a contract to provide cultural and historical research, reporting, interpretive education and training services for the “Untold Stories of Pennsylvania’s State Parks & Forests”...

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Plant a Native Tree at Home

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 9, 2022 – Trees do so much more than provide shelter from the elements and homes for wildlife. Their beauty calms us and can even increase a home’s property value. They reduce noise, heat, glare...

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Rain Garden System Expands Environmental Benefits,
Offers Opportunities to Teach Green Infrastructure

Pittsburgh, Pa. – July 28, 2022 – As if on cue, storm clouds gathered and the skies opened as government and nonprofit leaders gathered today in Larimer to celebrate the installation of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s rain garden system...

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WPC Acquires 110 Acres of Forestland and Wetlands,
Adds to Conservation Areas in the French Creek Watershed

Pittsburgh, Pa. – July 27, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of two forested properties with stream frontage in Erie County—a 40-acre property in Union Township and 70 acres in Venango Township. The lands...

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The Fallingwater Soirée Is Back!

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 13, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy invites the public back to enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Fayette County during a special fundraising event, the...

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Looking for Fun Family Adventures? Visit These Five WPC Preserves

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 15, 2022 – Do you have a young nature enthusiast who loves to learn and explore? These five Western Pennsylvania Conservancy preserves, which feature trails that are short to moderate in length, are suited for...

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WPC Applies for Accreditation Renewal

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 13, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is currently applying for renewal of its accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. A public comment period is now...

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TAKE ACTION: Speak Up for Parks and Conservation!

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 10, 2022 – Pennsylvania has a tremendous opportunity to make a game-changing investment in public lands and clean water. But your help is needed to make it happen! For more than two decades, the Growing...

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