News

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

Quakertown Approves Highlands Trail Route

Development of the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network marked another milestone in November when the Quakertown Borough Council unanimously voted to approve the proposed Highlands Trail route, after a number of public meetings and presentations to gather community input. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition Hosts Webinar on Land Protection

On September 25th, the Pennsylvania Highlands Coalition hosted a free webinar program featuring Brian Harris, Township Manager and Secretary/Treasurer for Bushkill Township and Stephanie Armpriester, Municipal Outreach Coordinator with Lancaster Farmland Trust. Read More

Lehigh Valley Watershed Coalition Holds Sixth Annual Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference

The Lehigh Valley Watershed Coalition is holding their sixth annual Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference on Tuesday, October 13th, at Lehigh University. Read More