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

Patricia McCloskey, AICP, AMC Senior Planner


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

Kimberly Witt, AMC Mid-Atlantic Conservation Policy Manager

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

Cathy Poppenwimer, AMC Assistant Staff Scientist/GIS Specialist

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

Mark Zakutansky, AMC Director of Conservation Policy Engagement


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Highlands Organizations submit letter requesting FY21 Federal Funding

Organizations in the four-state Highlands region, the PA Highlands Coalition, Appalachian Mountain Club, and partners worked together to submit FY21 federal appropriations requests on behalf of the federal Highlands program, a program of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition to host Webinar on Kittatinny Ridge, Global Important Bird Area

On Monday, April 6th, 2020 at 1:00pm, esteemed panelists will join the PA Highlands Coalition to host the webinar “Protection of the Kittatinny Ridge: A Global Important Bird Area.” Read More

AMC Advocates for the Delaware River Watershed in Washington DC

On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 Appalachian Mountain Club joined advocates from the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed (CDRW) for the Coalition’s annual Hill Day event. Read More

Construction Begins on Upper Bucks Rail Trail

The Upper Bucks Rail Trail is now in the construction phase. The project, located in Springfield and Richland Townships, will cover three miles of unused railbed from Veterans Park in Richland to just outside Coopersburg, in Springfield Township. Read More