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Conservancy Protects 90 More Acres in the Laurel Highlands Along Great Allegheny Passage and Casselman River

Addison Township, Pa. – December 29 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) today announced the permanent protection of 90 acres in the Laurel Highlands adjacent to the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). The acquisition of this 90-acre tract in Addison...

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115 Acres for Sale in Cook Township, Westmoreland County

A 115-acre property located in Cook Township, Westmoreland County is now for sale through the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Conservation Buyers Program. The natural features of this property will be protected through a conservation easement to be held by the...

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Video: How You’ve Helped This Year

Because of the generosity and support of people like you – our more than 10,000 loyal members, 12,000 passionate volunteers and countless partners and supporters – we were able to protect, restore, preserve and beautify some of Western Pennsylvania’s...

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Fallingwater Offers Free Admission to Fayette County Residents Nov. 13 and 15

Mill Run, Pa. – Nov. 9 – Fallingwater, a 2015 nominee to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list, will offer free admission to Fayette County residents during its Fayette County Appreciation Days on...

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Deadline Extended: WPC Seeks Grant Applications for Canoe, Kayak Access Projects

Indiana, Pa. – Oct. 29 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is now seeking 2015 grant applications for the Canoe Access Development Fund, which supports projects that will improve canoe and kayak access to the region’s waterways. WPC’s Canoe...

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TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Celebrates 25,000 Trees Planted in Allegheny County With Dedication Ceremony

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Celebrates 25,000 Trees Planted in Allegheny County With Dedication Ceremony WHAT: TreeVitalize Pittsburgh and its partners invite the public to celebrate the planting of 25,000 trees in the Pittsburgh...

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

Indiana, Pa. – Oct. 29 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) and Dominion are accepting proposals for the 2015-2016 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to watershed groups across the region. The Watershed Mini Grants cover expenses...

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Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for a New Bioswale in Point State Park

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for a New Bioswale in Point State Park WHAT: The Garden Club of Allegheny County (GCAC), Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) and PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources...

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Conservancy Treats Invasive Weeds along Bates Street Corridor with Goats

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), in collaboration with Duquesne Light, will use an environmentally friendly and four-legged form of invasive weed control: goats. On September 8, goats from Steel City...

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More of Jacks Mountain in Mifflin County Now Protected through Landowners’ Generosity

Granville Township, Pa. – August 28 – Thanks to the generosity of private landowners Richard and Miriam Williams, 146 acres of scenic land atop Jacks Mountain in Granville Township, Mifflin County are now permanently protected through the donation of...

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