Pennsylvania Highlands Conservation Atlas Story Map Spotlight – Furnace Hills To access the full Story Map, click HERE. The AMC Mid-Atlantic office has updated and expanded the 2006 PA Highlands Conservation Atlas into 12 interactive Story Maps which include updated conserved lands, conservation areas, and historic and recreational resources, such as the PA Highlands Trail. This atlas was developed to build awareness about the importance of the Pennsylvania Highlands region by portraying the special places and resources found there. It is also
Pennsylvania Highlands Conservation Atlas Story Map Spotlight – Lehigh Valley South Mountain. To access the full Lehigh Valley South Mountain Story Map, click HERE.
Pennsylvania Highlands Conservation Atlas Story Map Spotlight – Northampton Highlands. To access the full Northampton Highlands Story Map, click HERE.
Using data from the Land and Trails Tracking System, the AMC Mid-Atlantic office created 12 interactive Story Maps that provide updates and expansions to the 2006 Highlands Conservation Atlas. Included in this update were conserved lands, conservation areas, and historic and recreational resources, which includes the PA Highlands Trail.
After passage of the Highlands Conservation Reauthorization Act, a group of NGO’s, led by AMC, met and compiled findings and recommendations for implementing the changes to the Highlands Conservation Act Grant Program as outlined in the reauthorization bill. You can read the full report here: Highlands-Regional-Study-Update-Report.pdf