Fallingwater Opens for 53rd Tour Season

Mill Run, Pa. — March 9, 2017 – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater will open for the 2017 season on Saturday, March 11. Since opening for its first tour in 1964, Fallingwater has welcomed more than 5.5 million visitors from...

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Conservancy Protects Another Important Forested Property in Crawford County Along French Creek

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Feb. 28, 2017 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) announced today the permanent protection of 92 acres near Cambridge Springs in Crawford County along French Creek, one of the most important waterways in the Northeastern United...

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Fallingwater Announces Frank Lloyd Wright Commemorative 150th Birthday Celebration Activities

Mill Run, Pa. – Feb. 28, 2017 – Along with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and other Wright-designed public buildings across the country, Fallingwater will host a variety of special activities during the 2017 tour season to commemorate and...

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Conservancy Seeks Comments on East Branch Tionesta Creek Coldwater Conservation Plan

Kane, Pa. – Feb. 23, 2017 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) will hold a public meeting to review the East Branch Tionesta Creek Coldwater Conservation Plan on Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Friends Memorial...

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Jim Abraham: In Memoriam

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is deeply saddened by the loss of Jim Abraham, a community leader and longtime friend and board member of the Conservancy, who passed away on January 16, 2017. Jim and his wife, Francine, have been...

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WPC Protects 156 Acres, Added to Buchanan State Forest

Bedford County, Pa. – Jan. 5 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) today protected more than 156 acres along the Evitts Mountain ridgeline in Bedford County, Pa. The property was immediately transferred to the PA Department of Conservation and...

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WPC Announces First Conservation Easement Donation in Centre County with Centre County Farmland Trust

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Dec. 28, 2016 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) announced today the donation of a conservation easement from a private landowner, Dale Stover, on his 186-acre property in Haines Township, Centre County. This is the first...

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New Property Protected within the French Creek Watershed

Crawford County, Pa. – Dec. 22 – A forested property located in Hayfield and Vernon townships, Crawford County was permanently protected and became available for recreational use, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today. This 171-acre property, which protects ecologically...

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

Indiana, Pa. – Nov. 23 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) and Dominion are accepting proposals for the 2016-2017 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to watershed groups across the region. The Watershed Mini Grants cover expenses...

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Fallingwater Offers Free Admission to Fayette County Residents Nov. 18 and 20

Mill Run, Pa. – Nov. 15 – Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterwork located in the scenic Laurel Highlands, will offer free admission to Fayette County residents during its biannual Fayette County Appreciation Days on Friday, Nov. 18, and Sunday,...

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Kristen Wishon
Communications Specialist
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Pittsburgh, PA 15222