Friday, September 29, 2023

Sept. 29 Take Five Friday With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

September 29 Take Five Friday With Pam is now available from the PA Parks and Forests Foundation featuring articles on--

-- Thanks to all participating in PA Healthy Lands Week!

-- Lots of “Friends of” projects going on in State Parks, Forests!

-- Celebrate PA Forests By Taking A Walk In Penn’s Woods Oct. 1

Click Here to read the entire Take Five.

Visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation’s Events webpage and DCNR’s Calendar of Events for activities happening near you.

Visit Explore PA Trails and Get Outdoors PA for recreation areas near you.

For more information on programs, initiatives, special events and how you can get involved, visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Foundation,  Like them on Facebook or Follow them on Twitter or tune in to their YouTube ChannelClick Here to become a member of the Foundation.

The Foundation and their 48 chapters mobilize 65,000 volunteers annually to steward YOUR state parks and forests.

(Photo: Keystone State Park,Westmoreland County by FernwehRaybas.)

NewsClips This Week:

-- Spotlight PA: PA Budget Chips Away At $1.4 Billion Backlog Of Infrastructure Projects In State Parks, State Forests

-- CountryLiving Survey: Wellsboro, Tioga County Named #9; Milford, Pike County #28 of 55 Best Fall Towns In US For Foliage

-- Erie Times: Leaves In Erie Region Are Readying Their Fall Colors, Find Out When And Where To See Them

-- KDKA: Fall Foliage Report: Moderate Summer Sets Stage For ‘Very Colorful’ Autumn Across PA

-- Warren Times: Fall Foliage Inbound

-- Williamsport Sun: Celebrate PA Wilds With Walk In Penn’s Woods Sunday, Oct. 1

-- Save The Date: Keystone Coldwater Conference Feb. 23-24 In State College

-- WVIA: Greenways & Trails Summit Brings Experts From All Over The State To Scranton

-- WeConservePA: 2023 PA Greenways & Trails Summit Wrap-Up: A Scranton Success

-- Scranton Times: Scranton Opens 400-Acre State Forest Expansion To Public

-- Altoona Mirror: Altoona Water Authority, PA Environmental Council Work On Bike Trail Project

-- Bay Journal - Ad Crable: Oakland Dam Removed From North Branch Susquehanna River In Susquehanna County

-- TribLive: Ohiopyle Borough, Fayette County, Surrounded By Ohiopyle State Park, Holds Youghtoberfest Saturday To Raise Money For Sewer System Repairs

-- Warren Times Editorial: Recreation Office May Be One More Playground, One The Other Hand Outdoor Recreation Is A Vital Component Of Our Region’s Economy

-- TribLive: Allegheny County Man Takes 150-Mile Walk Of Faith On Great Allegheny Passage

-- Warren Times: Rain No Damper For 100-Year Allegheny National Forest Celebration

-- Warren Times: Sorensen's Win Historical Society’s Trails Of History Challenge In Allegheny National Forest

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Wildland Firefighters Facing Huge Federal Pay Cut - Here’s How Physically Demanding This Lifesaving Job Is

-- PA Environmental Council Blog: Prevent Invasive Species Migration - Clean, Drain, Dry

Related Articles This Week:

-- Member Of Pine Creek Headwaters Protection Group Briefs DCNR Advisory Council On Siting Of Shale Gas Well Pad On State Forest Land To Accommodate Taking Gas From Private Land In Tioga County  [PaEN]

-- Gettysburg Times: DCNR Secretary Dunn Stresses Connection Between Community And Protection Of Natural Resources Giving People ‘A Sense Of Place’ That Makes PA Unique  [PaEN] 

-- DCNR Issues First Fall Foliage Report Of The Season - First Glimmers Of Autumn Are Here   [PaEN] 

-- DCNR, PA Forestry Assn., Partners Celebrate Pennsylvania Forests With Walk In Penn’s Woods Events Oct. 1  [PaEN]

-- The Conservation Fund, DCNR Add 436 Acres Of Forest Land To Pinchot State Forest In Lackawanna County With Financial Support From Williams Natural Gas Pipeline Company  [PaEN]

-- PennDOT Is Now Accepting Applications For Multimodal Transportation Project Funding, Including Bike, Trail, Walking Projects, Deadline Nov. 13

-- DCNR Blog: Trail Towns - Connecting The Outdoors And Communities - By Hanna Ryon, DCNR Intern To Office Of Outdoor Recreation 

-- AmeriCorps Member River Missal Joins PA Parks & Forests Foundation As Trail Training & Workday Coordinator  [PaEN]

-- DOE Awards DCNR $1 Million Grant To Provide Technical Assistance For Large Scale Carbon Storage And Regional Carbon Management Hubs  [PaEN]

[Posted: September 29, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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