Conservancy Acquisition to Add Land to Forbes State Forest

Wharton Township, Pa. – Jan. 7 – Land acquired by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will be conveyed to the state to add almost 1,000 acres to Forbes State Forest, the Conservancy announced today. The Wharton Township, Fayette County property...

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Conservancy Protects Land Along French Creek

Cambridge Springs, Pa. – Dec. 18 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has permanently protected 66 acres in Rockdale Township, Crawford County, the Conservancy announced today. Located downstream from another WPC-protected property, this property has approximately 1,600 feet of creek...

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WPC, Dominion Seek Proposals for Watershed Mini Grants

Indiana, Pa. – Nov. 11 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Dominion are accepting proposals for the 2014-15 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides assistance to the region’s grassroots watershed groups. The Watershed Mini Grants cover expenses in three...

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Fallingwater Book Signing to Feature Author Steven Reiss on Nov. 13

Mill Run, Pa. – Nov. 6 – Author Steven Reiss will sign his book “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House” on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fallingwater Museum Store. Reiss is an architect, author...

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Fallingwater Offers Free Admission to Fayette County Residents Nov. 14 and 16

Mill Run, Pa. – Nov. 4 – Fallingwater, the Frank Lloyd Wright masterwork located at Bear Run Nature Reserve in the scenic Laurel Highlands, will offer free admission to Fayette County residents during its annual Fayette County Appreciation Days...

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WPC Seeks Grant Applications for Canoe, Kayak Access Projects

Indiana, Pa. – Sept. 25 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is now seeking grant applications for new projects that will improve canoe and kayak access to the region’s waterways. WPC’s Canoe Access Development Fund helps to make the region’s...

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Mayor Peduto to Join Conservancy at Community Garden Pullout

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Mayor Peduto to Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy at Community Garden Pullout WHAT: Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy as staff members put The Point Community Garden to bed for...

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View Fallingwater In New Light During the 19th Annual Twilight Tour

Mill Run, Pa. – July 15 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy invites the public to enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater as the sun sets over Bear Run Nature Reserve during the 19th Annual Twilight Tour on Saturday, Aug. 23....

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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...

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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...

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