Friday, October 27, 2023

Oct. 27 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

October 27 Take Five Fridays With Pam from the PA Parks and Forests Foundation features articles on--

-- Over 700 entries in the PPFF Photo Contest This Year

-- Need for training for volunteers in wielding chainsaws

-- The Annual Witches Bike Brigade Fundraiser in Ligonier

-- New Trail Brewing’s New French Creek Brew

-- In Memoriam: Bob Schweitzer, Ebensburg; Cornelius ‘Connie’ McHugh, Lehighton

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: Beltzville State Park, Carbon County by Sherry Chen.)


-- Scranton Times: PA 2024 ‘Trail Of The Year’ Up For Nominations

-- TribLive: PennWest Edinboro, Erie’s Presque Isle Among Places Prepping For April Total Eclipse

-- Spotlight PA: Rural Towns Hope To Entice Remote Workers To Move To PA Wilds With A ‘Free’ Summer, Here’s How It’s Going  

-- PA Wilds Center: Appalachian Regional Commission Grant To Support Expansion Of PA Wilds Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 

-- South Mountain Partnership: Report Card, Grant Recipients, Much More

-- WNEP: Schuylkill County Couple’s Mission To Visit All PA State Parks Complete 

-- WHYY: DCNR Program Helps Residents, Businesses Convert Lawns To Meadows

-- Republican Herald: Plans Underway For Schuylkill River Trail Route In Frackville

-- Warren Times: Clarendon Volunteer Fire Dept. To Utilize DCNR Grant On Wildfire Equipment

-- TribLive: Murrysville Will Solicit Bids For Oil, Gas Rights Beneath Two Municipal Parks In Westmoreland County

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Three Years In, New Information Shows Pittsburgh Parks Tax A Fiasco

Related Articles:

-- Gov. Shapiro Recognizes Exemplary Commonwealth Employees For Dedication To Public Service, Including 3 State Park Rangers  [PaEN]

-- DCNR State Park Rangers Earn Governor’s Award For Excellence

-- DCNR Blog: Remember Me As You Pass By - Caring For Historic Cemeteries On DCNR Lands

-- DCNR/Drug & Alcohol Programs Secretaries Sponsor ‘Hike For Healing,’ Reminds Pennsylvanians Of Substance Use Disorder Resources At State Parks 

-- DCNR: 5th Fall Foliage Report Shows Peak Has Passed, But Spectacular Colors Can Still Be Seen  [PaEN] 

-- WeConservePA Now Accepting Regional Trail Workshop Grant Applications  [PaEN]

-- Feature: Enjoy The Recreational Diversity Of The Susquehanna Greenway’s 10 State Parks - By Natalie Miller, Intern, Susquehanna Greenway Partnership  [PaEN]

-- Heritage Conservancy Preserves Over 55 Acres In Bucks County Next To Quakertown Preserve Native Plant Sanctuary  [PaEN]

-- Cameron County Chamber Of Commerce Announces Results Of Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run, Last Event In The 2023 Sinnemahone Triple Crown  [PaEN]

[Posted: October 27, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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