Congress Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Highlands Conservation Act
Federal support is key to the success of land conservation efforts. Legislation like the Highlands Conservation Act, originally passed in 2004, has been instrumental in preserving valuable resources throughout the Highlands region. While the original authorization has lapsed, efforts are underway in Congress to reauthorize this important program.
PennDOT Provides Passage for PHTN in Upper Salford
At a recent meeting in Upper Salford Township, representatives from PennDOT and engineers from McCormick Taylor provided details about how the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) will pass under Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) in Upper Salford Township.
New Kiosk Installed Along PHTN in Quakertown
AMC, Quakertown Alive! and Quakertown Borough team to provide a new interpretive kiosk along the PHTN in Quakertown.
New Park Construction to Begin Near DCNR Trail Gap
Construction of a new community park is set to begin this summer in Richland Township, Bucks County.
Public Weighs in on Trails in Unami Hills
On May 11, 2017, the Natural Lands Trust held a Public Meeting at the Upper Salford Township Building to discuss the Fulshaw Craeg Preserve.
Highlands Trail Stewards Volunteer in Richland Township
The volunteer Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Stewards installed directional signage on the PHTN in the Quakertown area. Read More
West Rockhill Talks PHTN
The West Rockhill Township Spring 2017 Newsletter includes a great article on the progress of the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network in upper Bucks County.
AMC and Lehigh University Partner on the PHTN
The Appalachian Mountain Club has once again partnered with Lehigh University to produce interpretive signage along the Saucon Rail Trail.
PA Highlands Trail Stewards in the News
A recent article in the Bucks County Herald covers the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network project and the PA Highlands Trail Stewards.
AMC Teams with Boy Scouts on PHTN Project
The Appalachian Mountain Club recently teamed with a Quakertown area Boy Scout Troop to support the construction of trail amenities along the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network.
Perkasie Receives $50K for Liberty Bell Trail Study
Recently, DCNR announced that the Borough of Perkasie will receive a $50,000 grant to prepare a trail study for the Liberty Bell Trail in Perkasie, Sellersville, East Rockhill Township, West Rockhill Township, Richland Township and Quakertown Borough.
Coopersburg Receives $939K for new Saucon Rail Trail Links
Coopersburg will receive just under a $1 million in federal funds to develop a trail connection to the Saucon Rail Trail, PennDOT recently announced.