Conservancy Protects 48 Acres Along the Great Allegheny Passage

Turkeyfoot Township, Pa. – June 22 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the protection of approximately 48 acres along the Casselman River in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County. The property will protect the forested views along one of...

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Conservancy Protects Land to Expand Natural Area in Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock, Pa. – June 17 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has permanently protected 39 acres adjacent to its 202-acre Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area, a site known for its spectacular display of wildflowers along its hiking trail. Today’s...

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