PA Highlands Coalition to Host Multi-functional Riparian Buffer Webinar
The PA Highlands Coalition will be hosting a webinar titled "Multi-functional Riparian Buffers - A new and collaborative approach to land and water conservation" on June 12th, 2018 at 10:30am.
Public-Private Partnership Provides New Trailhead Signs at Ringing Rocks
Bucks County, the D&L National Heritage Corridor, Bridgeton Township and the Appalachian Mountain Club recently teamed to design and install directional and interpretive signage at a new trailhead in Bridgeton Township. Read More
AMC and Lehigh Partner on Geology Signage Project
AMC teamed with Lehigh University to design and install an interpretive sign along the Saucon Rail Trail in Upper Saucon Township. Read More
New PHTN Kiosk and Trailhead Sign in Richland
AMC funded the design of a new trailhead sign and interpretive kiosk at the new Great Blue Heron Park in Richland Township. Read More
AMC Partners for New Signage on the Schuylkill River Trail
AMC partnered with the Schuylkill River Greenways National Historic Area and Union Township to produce an interpretive sign along the Schuylkill River Trail. Read More
AMC Presents Trail Concept Plan to PHTN Steering Committee
On Monday, March 26th, AMC and its consultant, Campbell Thomas & Company, presented a conceptual trail plan for the Musser Scout Reservation, located in the Unami Forest of Montgomery County. Read More
Highlands Conservation Act Reauthorized in FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill
A major victory for land conservation in the four-state Highlands region was won late last week when the President signed the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Omnibus spending bill, which included both funding and reauthorization for the Highlands Conservation Act (HCA) through 2021. Read More
Richland Township Updates Open Space and Trails Map
Recently, Richland Township, Bucks County updated their Open Space and Trails Map to show the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network along with other park and trail resources. Read More
New Signage at Ringing Rocks County Park
New signage at Ringing Rocks Park will help park users navigate the trails in the park.
AMC Completes Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project
The Appalachian Mountain Club has completed its Visual Assessment Pilot Project of a section of the Schuylkill River Trail in Montgomery and Berks Counties.
2017 PHTN Accomplishments
2017 was a busy year for the PHTN Steering Committee and the volunteer Highlands Trail Stewards. Read on for last year's accomplishments. Read More
Lower Saucon Buys Highlands Open Space
Last month, Lower Saucon Township announced the purchase of 35 acres in the Northampton Highlands, part of the federally designated Pennsylvania Highlands. Read More