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Highlight the Highlands: Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/3/19 --- In the PA Highlands, on Saturday September 28th, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site hosted a NPL Day event to preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources of the site. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Valley Forge National Historical Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/2/19 --- In the heart of the PA Highlands, citizens celebrated National Public Lands Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park by engaging in voluntary trail work on Saturday, September 28th. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Pine Grove Furnace State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/1/19 --- In the western section of the PA Highlands, community members celebrated National Public Lands Day at Pine Grove Furnace State Park by planting 30 native trees on Saturday, September 28th. Read More

Unami Creek Greenway Project Public Meeting

The Appalachian Mountain Club has partnered with Heritage Conservancy to study land conservation and trail development along the Unami Creek in Milford Township, Bucks County. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Parks to Celebrate National Public Lands Day 2019

State and National Parks in the PA Highlands hosted Volunteer Events on Saturday, September 28th in celebration of National Public Lands Day! NPL Day is the largest single-day volunteer effort to support America’s public lands. Read More

National Advocacy Efforts to Secure Continued Support for PA Highlands

9/23/19 – Last week Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) policy staff and Pennsylvania advocates traveled to Washington DC to meet with legislative offices about the federal Highlands program and Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Read More

Construction to Begin on Upper Bucks Rail Trail

The official groundbreaking for the Upper Bucks Rail Trail project was held on August 21st in Richland Township. Read More

PHTN Proceeds in Green Lane

In their July meeting, the Green Lane Borough Council approved the proposed PHTN route through Green Lane. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Partners Defend Tohickon Creek, Bucks County

The eastern-most section of the PA Highlands borders the renowned Delaware River from Easton in Northampton County to Washington Crossing in Bucks County,and the area falls within the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River System. Read More

AMC Presents Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Project at DVRPC

On Wednesday, June 12th, AMC's Circuit Trail Visual Assessment project team presented to DVRPC's Information Resources Exchange Group. Read More

AMC Presents Visual Assessment Project at PALTA Conference

On May 16th, AMC staff presented its study "Protecting Significant Views on The Circuit: A Visual Assessment of Conservation Priorities Along The Circuit Trails" at the Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference. Read More

AMC Hosts The Circuit Trails Visual Assesment Study Webinar

On Wednesday, April 24th, Appalachian Mountain Club hosted a webinar to present its comprehensive visual assessment project of 30 Circuit Trails in PA and NJ. Read More