Friday, November 10, 2023

Nov. 10 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

November 10 Take Five Fridays With Pam from the PA Parks and Forests Foundation features articles on--

-- DEP Holds Last 3 Environmental Justice Policy Hearings Nov. 16, 28, 30

-- Progress On Little Buffalo State Park Accessible Playground

-- PPFF’s Marci Mowrey Featured On Grit & Gravitas Podcast

-- Check Out Publications Webpage for Travel Guides, Skill-Builders, More!

-- More beautiful photos from YOUR State Parks, Forests

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: Swatara State Park, Lebanon County by Gene DeRochemont.)


-- WVIA: Couple Visited Over 100 Pennsylvania State Parks

-- Republican Herald: Schuylkill River Trail Auburn Bridge Opening Marks Schuylkill County’s Participation In Environmental Revolution Of Frackville To Philadelphia Trail

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal - Ad Crable: Not The End Of The Road For Section Of Abandoned PA Turnpike; Old Route, Tunnels To Become Trail

-- Delaware RiverKeeper: 2023 Tohickon Whitewater Releases Benefit Hundreds Of Boaters In Bucks County [Video] 

-- York Daily Record: History Exposed During Low Water Levels At Codorus State Park; Several Launches Unusable

-- TribLive: Springdale Supplies Pittsburgh’s 108th Official Christmas Tree

-- State College Magazine: Protect & Preserve: ClearWater Conservancy, Centre County Farmland Trust 

-- WNEP: Foundation Established To Help Fund Scranton Landmarks, Parks 

-- PennLive: PA Horticultural Society Seeks Volunteers For Philly-Area Tree Plantings

-- LancasterOnline - Erin Negley: Franklin & Marshall College Arboretum Has 1,200 Trees, 120 Species, 2 State Champions And Is Free 

-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: A Fungus And Higher Temps Are Affecting PA’s Fall Foliage Timeline 

-- Frontiers In Ecology & The Environment: Fostering Ecological Understanding In And Engagement With Local Communities - By Lauren McGrath, Darby Creek Valley Association  

-- Reading Eagle: Crews Contain Brush Fire Threatening Homes In Southeastern Berks

-- Altoona Mirror Letter: PA Native Plant Society Dismayed Over Clearing Of Forest In Chimney Rocks By Hollidaysburg Borough; The Society Has Advocated Conservation Of Native Plants In The Area For Nearly 50 Years

Related Articles:

-- DCNR Blog: Who Will Plant All Those Trees? Expanding Our Conservation Workforce; PA Outdoor Corps Accepting Applications  [PaEN]

-- Natural Lands Extends Deadline To Nov. 30 For PECO Green Region Grants

-- US Forest Service: Sugar Bay Wildfire In Allegheny National Forest 100% Contained  [PaEN]

-- The Nature Conservancy-PA: New Urban Heat Map Underscores Need For Trees In Philadelphia Neighborhoods  [PaEN]

-- PA American Water Partners With Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership To Plant 2,500 Trees To Recognize Customers' Switching To Paperless Billing  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Forest Fridays: A Bumper Crop Of Red Oak Acorns This Year

-- Nov. 14 Webinar: Discover Your Options For Land Protection With The Western PA Conservancy - Preserving Exceptional Places Since 1945  [PaEN] 

[Posted: November 10, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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