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For questions or comments about the Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania contact:

Patricia McCloskey, AICP, AMC Senior Planner


For questions or comments about the PA Highlands Coalition or federal conservation funding contact: 

Kimberly Witt, AMC Mid-Atlantic Conservation Policy Manager

For questions or comments about GIS analysis and conservation tools contact:  

Cathy Poppenwimer, AMC Assistant Staff Scientist/GIS Specialist

For general questions or comments about conservation policy and the Highlands Region:

Mark Zakutansky, AMC Director of Conservation Policy Engagement


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AMC's Protect the View Campaign Launches

The online campaign, Protect the View, seeks to build awareness and support for the protection of trail views and experiences within the greater Philadelphia area’s Circuit Trails network.  Read More

Upper Bucks Rail Trail Opens

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Richland Township to celebrate the opening of a new section of the Highlands Trail in upper Bucks County. Read More

PA Outdoor Corps in the Highlands

Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps member Kayla Snyder writes about this season’s work in the Highlands at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Read More

AMC and Partners Produce Trail Feasiblity Study

Grant funding from the Schuylkill Highlands Conservation Landscape funded a trail feasiblity study in Upper Bucks County. Read More