News

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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