Fallingwater Reopens for 56th Tour Season March 9

Mill Run, Pa. — March 7, 2019 – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater will reopen for the 56th tour season on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Since opening for its first tour in 1964, Fallingwater has welcomed a diverse range of...

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Volunteer Stewards Needed for Local Community Gardens

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Feb. 19, 2019 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking volunteer garden stewards for several of its community flower gardens in Allegheny, Centre, Clarion and Fayette  counties. The garden locations in need of stewards, along with the associated garden...

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WPC Receives Donated Conservation Easements
on 62 Acres in Sullivan County

Hillsgrove Township, Pa. – Feb. 11, 2019 – Sixty-two undeveloped forested acres along Loyalsock Creek in Northcentral Pennsylvania are now permanently protected, thanks to the donation of two conservation easements on properties owned by the Yasui family. Lise Yasui...

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A Cleaner Clarion River

Learn How WPC Helped in the Conservation Success of a Cleaner Clarion River, Pennsylvania’s 2019 River of the Year! Its remoteness and breathtaking natural beauty help make the 110-mile Clarion River among Western Pennsylvania’s greatest ecological and recreational assets....

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WPC Protects Farm as Part of Its
Farmland Access Initiative

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Jan. 3, 2019 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has acquired farmland in Findley Township, Mercer County that will soon be available for lease to local farmers to grow crops or raise livestock as part of the Conservancy’s...

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Conservancy Protects 281 Acres in Somerset and Fayette Counties

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Dec. 20, 2018 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy recently protected nearly 300 acres in Somerset and Fayette counties near the summit of Laurel Ridge and many popular Laurel Highlands outdoor recreational destinations. The land will be...

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WPC Receives First Conservation Easement Donation
in Cameron County on 110 Acres

Shippen Township, Pa. – Dec. 18, 2018 – Joseph Wolfgang has ensured that his 110-acre property in Cameron County will remain permanently forested by donating a conservation easement to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy today. The Shippen Township property is...

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WPC Expands Toms Run Nature Reserve to 369 acres

A new trail, ADA-accessible path and parking area will open next year   Pittsburgh, Pa. – Dec. 17, 2018 – Located approximately 10 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Toms Run Nature Reserve in Kilbuck Township, Allegheny...

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WPC to Plant Trees in Memory of the
Tree of Life Synagogue Victims

The board and staff of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy extend their heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the Tree of Life synagogue victims, the congregation’s members and all of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community. As we heal together as...

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WPC Acquires Acres along Route 30
within the Loyalhanna Creek Watershed

Ligonier Township, Pa. – Nov. 19, 2018 – On October 30, 2018, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy acquired 3.3 acres in Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, along the scenic Route 30 corridor between the Loyalhanna Gorge and Ligonier. The property is...

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