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2016 Greenways and Trails Summit

The 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit was held mid-September at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Read More

Bucks County Rail Trail Open House

On October 19th, 2016 the Bucks County Planning Commission held an open house to provide the public with information on the proposed 3.3-mile Upper Bucks Rail Trail. The event was hosted at Richland Township Fire and Rescue in partnership with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), Springfield and Richland Townships, as well as Quakertown Borough. Read More

Bethlehem Launching Free Bike Share Modeled on Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill

The City of Bethlehem has announced  a free bike bike share program to launch in July of 2016. Read More

Updated Version of Land and Trails Tracking System Launched

This week, the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Pennsylvania Highlands Coalition published an updated Pennsylvania Highlands Land and Trails Tracking System. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition Hosting Dam Removal Webinar June 10th

The PA Highlands Coalition will be hosting a webinar program on dam removal on Friday, June 10th at 2:00 pm, entitled Dam Removal 101: An Introduction to the History and Importance of Dam Removal; & Successes, Challenges & Opportunities in PA. Read More

Open House Celebrates Trail Network

About fifty trail advocates and local officials joined a festive atmosphere at McCooles in Quakertown to celebrate the emerging trail network in the greater Quakertown Region. Read More

Montgomery County Conservation District Looking for Master Watershed Stewards

The Montgomery County Conservation District is currently looking for applicants for the 2016 class of Master Watershed Stewards. Read More

Regional Trail Network Grows with New Rail Trail

A new brochure that highlights the developing regional trail network in upper Bucks County is ready for distribution to individuals, businesses and local governments in the Quakertown Region. Read More

Healthy Air Means Healthy Hikers

AMC Applauds PA Air Quality Announcement January 21, 2016 - Four million Pennsylvania residents and families live in communities that fail to meet national clear air standards for pollutants like ozone. Read More

Quakertown Region Trails Map

Check out our map showing how the planned Upper Bucks Rail Trail will fit into the big picture of the Highlands Trail Network. Read More

New Rail Trail in Bucks County Approved by Commissioners

The Bucks County Commissioners voted on January 6, 2016 to select the Doylestown based firm Boucher & James to provide design and engineering services for the planned Upper Bucks Rail Trail, which will be developed along a 3.3-mile stretch of unused track between Veterans Park in Richland Township, and the Bucks-Lehigh County line near Coopersburg. Read More

Major Cuts Proposed to Conservation Funding

On Wednesday night, December 9th, the Pennsylvania Senate amended a series of bills in the Pennsylvania budget package to include several cuts to conservation initiatives and funding. Read More