59 Search Results for "Bear Run Nature Reserve"

Kaufmann Conservation on Bear Run

Fallingwater Kaufmann Conservation on Bear Run In October 1963, Edgar Kaufmann jr entrusted Fallingwater to the care of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. The donation was received under a deed of trust that requires the Conservancy to preserve and maintain Fallingwater and its surroundings. Included with the generous donation of Fallingwater... Read More

New Fallingwater Building Brick Model Now Available for Purchase

Mill Run, Pa. — Sept. 1, 2023 — A new, intricately designed building brick set of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, an iconic site on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is now available for presale through October 8, 2023, on the Fallingwater Museum Store website, FallingwaterMuseumStore.org. The Fallingwater Premium Building Model... Read More

2023 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting

Bear Run Nature ReserveSaturday, May 6, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our members mean so much to us! You’re our inner circle of support, year after year. You keep our region vital, protecting forests, streams, plants and wildlife. You strengthen and beautify our communities and steward and share Fallingwater with... Read More

Fallingwater Reopens for 60th Tour Season March 11

Mill Run, Pa. – March 10, 2023 – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019, will reopen Saturday, March 11, 2023, for its 60th tour season. Since opening to the public for its first house tour in 1964, Fallingwater has welcomed a... 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

James Finley, Ph. D.: In Memoriam

The board and staff of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are saddened by the unfortunate news that longtime Conservancy board member James C. Finley, Ph.D. was tragically killed on Saturday, Oct. 2 while cutting down a tree on his property in Ridgway, Pa. He was 72. Jim had recently retired from... Read More

Member Essay

A Member's Perspective on COVID-19 and Nature Matthew F. Muldoon, MD, MPH, a WPC member since 1998, is a professor of epidemiology and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In the following essay, “A Virus, Humans and Nature: Ironies Abound,” he shares his perspective about COVID-19 and... Read More

Spring Wildflowers

Conservation ScienceProtecting Pennsylvania’s Plants and Animals Spring Wildflowers One of the most encouraging signs of spring after a long winter is the appearance of the first wildflowers, which seem to bloom overnight! Although they appear fragile, they can survive frost and are the first to push through the snow and... Read More

Fallingwater Offers New Winter Walks Beginning Feb. 1

Pittsburgh, Pa. – January 29, 2021 – Starting February 1 through March 5, 2021, Fallingwater will reopen and offer a new Winter Walk where visitors can discover the beauty of Fallingwater and its natural landscape at their own pace. The cost for this experience is $15 for adults and free... Read More