Friday, February 16, 2024

Feb. 16 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

February 16 Take Five Fridays With Pam is now available from the PA Parks and Forests Foundation featuring articles on--

-- PPFF Blog: Keith Russell - His Quest For Urban Conservation Through Bird Watching 

-- Take Part In Annual Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 16 - 19

-- Western PA Takes Top Honors For Most Visited Parks

-- Feb. 28 Find Out About A Possible Friends of Tyler State Park Group

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: Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County by Damian Ober.)


-- Post-Gazette - Mary Ann Thomas: PA State Park Visits Rise, Presque Isle Beaches, Trails Are No. 1 Draw

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation Blog: Keith Russell - His Quest For Urban Conservation Through Bird Watching 

-- Altoona Mirror: Penn State Altoona Read-In Lauds Black Ecology, Environmental Writers 

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal - Ad Crable: PA’s Last Large Private Mountain Preserved For Public Use [Miller Mountain, Wyoming County]

-- Warren Times: Allegheny National Forest Chapter Of North Country Trail Assn. Hosts Guided Hike Feb. 17 

-- Natural Areas Association: Feb. 27 Webinar Creating An Assessment Method For PA Old-Growth Forests.  Noon.

-- Save PA Forests Webinar Feb. 28: Get To Know Elk State Forest, Noon

-- Asbury Woods Environmental Center: Maple Festival March 2-3 In Erie  

-- Penn State Extension: March 7 Webinar: Countdown To Plant Sale: Native Plants, Garden Inspirations & New Directions

- Altoona Mirror: Recreational Trail Supporters, Users Urge Blair County Commissioners To Create Trail Authority 

-- Discover NE PA: Take On The Winter Challenge With PA Environmental Council

-- WNEP: Trail Race Coming To Miller Mountain In Wyoming County

-- NYT: Wildfire Smoke Will Worsen, New Study Shows, And Protections Are Few

-- Altoona Mirror: DCNR Answers Federal Discrimination Lawsuit By Employee

Related Articles:

-- DCNR To Hold Feb. 29 Public Information Meeting To Unveil Initial Ecological Restoration And Site Improvement Plans For Susquehanna Riverlands State Park In York County  [PaEN] 

-- Feb. 16 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation  [PaEN]

-- DCNR State Parks February Environmental Education Newsletter Gets To The Heart Of Winter Educational Experiences  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Awards $444,000 In Wild Resource Conservation Program Grants To Support 12 Projects; Hellbender License Plates Available  [PaEN]

-- WeConservePA Now Accepting Applications For Grants For Resource Management Planning For Forest Land In Conservation Easements In Chesapeake Bay Watershed [PaEN]

-- WeConservePA: Trust For Public Land Program Transforming Schoolyards In PA

[Posted: February 16, 2024]  PA Environment Digest]

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