Mayor Peduto, Laurel Foundation Hang Conservancy’s First Flower Basket in Time for Start of the Three Rivers Arts Festival

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and Elizabeth J. Tata, president and secretary of Laurel Foundation, will join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in Market Square to hang 2015’s first flower basket. The...

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New Craft Beer Available to Support Clean Water in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 13 – Sales of a new locally-produced beer will support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s stream bank tree planting initiative. The new beer, called Ryeparian Rye Pale Ale, is now available from distributors across Pennsylvania and...

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Conservancy Acquires More Than 17,000 Acres of Forestland in McKean County

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 1, 2015 – More than 17,000 acres of forestland and waterways in McKean County are now permanently conserved as intact working forest and forever open to the public for hunting, fishing, hiking and other recreational...

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Conservancy, North Country Brewing Co. Launch New Beer on Earth Day to Support Clean Water in PA

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 7 – Sales of a new locally-produced beer will support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s stream bank tree planting initiative. To celebrate the launch of this new beer, the Conservancy is hosting a happy hour fundraiser...

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Fallingwater Offers Free Admission to Fayette County Residents March 22

Mill Run, Pa. – March 17 – Fallingwater, nominee to UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage list, will offer free admission to Fayette County residents during its Fayette County Appreciation Day on Sunday, March 22. Due to the overwhelming success of...

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Media Advisory: Conservancy Welcomes Spring With Planters in Downtown Pittsburgh

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WHAT: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will plant spring flowers in 400 large planters over two consecutive nights. These planters, funded by the Colcom Foundation, have accented the pedestrian corridors of Downtown Pittsburgh since 2008....

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World Heritage Nominee, Fallingwater Opens for 2015 Season

Mill Run, Pa. — March 9 – Internationally acclaimed and an official U.S. nominee to the United States to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater will officially reopen for...

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Fallingwater Invites Volunteers to Apply for 2015 Season

Mill Run, Pa. – Feb. 23 – Local residents have the opportunity to experience Fallingwater, a nominee to UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage List, on a personal level. Fallingwater is now accepting applications for volunteer opportunities for the 2015 season....

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Fallingwater Among Frank Lloyd Wright Sites Nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List

Mill Run, Pa. – Jan. 30 – Fallingwater is among a group of 10 buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), widely considered to be the greatest American architect of the 20th century, to become the first works of...

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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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Kristen Wishon
Communications Specialist
800 Waterfront Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222