PA Highlands Trail Stewards in the News - Pennsylvania Highlands
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.
The article discusses the PHTN project, the purpose of the PA Highlands Trail Stewards and the projects they work on, as well as the need for volunteers. The PA Highlands Trail Stewards typically work on the weekends, and maintain a section of the Appalachian Trail in eastern PA in addition to PHTN projects.
On the evening of Monday, October 16th, members of the Tollgate Landing community met with AMC staff and representatives of Richland and Milford Townships to discuss the potential for a trail connection to a new park and Trumbauersville Elementary School.
AMC Presents Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project
On Friday, September 22, 2017 members of the Appalachian Mountain Club staff presented the results of its Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project to project stakeholders.
Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Project Kick Off
The Appalachian Mountain Club is conducting an assessment of land conservation opportunities to assist in the protection of a high quality trail experience through a GIS-based analysis of viewsheds along the Circuit Trails.
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.