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The Fallingwater Soirée Is Back!

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 13, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy invites the public back to enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Fayette County during a special fundraising event, the Fallingwater Soirée, on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, from 6-9 p.m. As... Read More

Looking for Fun Family Adventures? Visit These Five WPC Preserves

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 15, 2022 – Do you have a young nature enthusiast who loves to learn and explore? These five Western Pennsylvania Conservancy preserves, which feature trails that are short to moderate in length, are suited for small legs and curious minds. Andy Zadnik, director of land stewardship,... Read More

WPC Applies for Accreditation Renewal

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 13, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is currently applying for renewal of its accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. A public comment period is now underway through September 16. Incorporated in 2008, the land trust accreditation... Read More

TAKE ACTION: Speak Up for Parks and Conservation!

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 10, 2022 – Pennsylvania has a tremendous opportunity to make a game-changing investment in public lands and clean water. But your help is needed to make it happen! For more than two decades, the Growing Greener Program has been one of Pennsylvania’s most important and dependable... Read More

Timothy R. Thyreen: In Memoriam

The board and staff of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are deeply saddened by the passing of longtime Conservancy Board Member Timothy R. Thyreen, who passed away on May 16 surrounded by his beloved family. Tim was a member of the Conservancy board since 2003 and dedicated to advancing the Conservancy’s... Read More

BHE GT&S, WPC Award 20 Grants to Local Watershed Groups

Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 17, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE GT&S) recently awarded 20 grants, totaling $41,000, to 20 different local environmental organizations in 13 counties across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of their 2022 Watershed Mini Grant Program. For years, financial support... Read More

Get Involved in the Conservancy’s Earth Day Activities!

Pittsburgh, Pa. – April 21, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has several ways for everyone, anywhere to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 and every day! More information about the Conservancy’s programs and Earth Day opportunities can be found at Redbuds are in Bloom, Now through April 30:... Read More