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WPC Has Grant Funding Available for Water Quality and Water Access Improvements

Pittsburgh, Pa.– November 8, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is currently accepting grant applications for water quality improvement projects and for projects to improve access to local rivers and streams. Grants are available to local watershed groups and organizations located throughout Western Pennsylvania. The Conservancy has funding available through... Read More

WPC Easement Protects Forest and Wetland Communities
in the French Creek Watershed

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 16, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the permanent protection of 348 acres of forest and wetlands in Union Township, Erie County, through a conservation easement. The conservation easement—purchased from 730 Texas Timberlands II, Ltd., a Texas limited partnership c/o GreenWood Resources, Inc.— restricts... Read More

WPC Seeks Proposals for “Untold Stories” Project

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 9, 2022 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is accepting proposals for a contract to provide cultural and historical research, reporting, interpretive education and training services for the “Untold Stories of Pennsylvania’s State Parks & Forests” project. The project is a collaborative effort of the Conservancy, the... Read More

Plant a Native Tree at Home

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 9, 2022 – Trees do so much more than provide shelter from the elements and homes for wildlife. Their beauty calms us and can even increase a home’s property value. They reduce noise, heat, glare and stormwater runoff. These workhorses of the environment filter pollutants and... Read More

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. (UPDATE:... 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