Contact Us

For questions or comments about the Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania contact:

Patricia McCloskey, AICP, AMC Senior Planner
610-868-6906
pmccloskey@outdoors.org

 

For questions or comments about the PA Highlands Coalition or federal conservation funding contact: 

Kimberly Witt, AMC Mid-Atlantic Conservation Policy Manager
610-868-6903
kwitt@outdoors.org
 

For questions or comments about GIS analysis and conservation tools contact:  

Cathy Poppenwimer, AMC Assistant Staff Scientist/GIS Specialist
603-466-8131
cpoppenwimer@outdoors.org
 

For general questions or comments about conservation policy and the Highlands Region:

Mark Zakutansky, AMC Director of Conservation Policy Engagement
610-868-6915
mzakutansky@outdoors.org

News

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Recorded Webinar: "In Defense of Public Lands: Some Lessons on its Biological, Economic, and Social Value"

Watch the webinar from early June 2020 hosted by the PA Highlands Coalition, which featured Author and Professor of Political Science Steven Davis. Read More

AMC Produces Highlands Trail StoryMap

Using ESRI’s ArcGIS StoryMap platform, AMC staff prepared a custom interactive map that tells the story of the 300-mile long Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania. Read More

Recorded Webinar: "Protection of the Kittatinny Ridge: A Global Important Bird Area"

Watch the webinar from early April 2020 to learn more about the Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Landscape, northern neighbor to the PA Highlands region. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Nolde Forest Expanded

Located in the middle of the Pennsylvania Highlands region, Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center boasts woodlands that are over 100 years old and it will now include 60 additional acres supported with funding from PA Bureau of State Parks and the federal Highlands Conservation Act. Read More