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AMC Highlights LWCF at Washington Crossing State Park

On Wednesday, October 30th, AMC Delaware Valley Chapter outdoor leader and Mid Atlantic conservation policy staff joined 36 hikers to walk 9 miles and talk about the importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition to Host Local Funding Webinar

On Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at 2pm, the PA Highlands Coalition will host the webinar “Match Funding: Open Space Referendums and other local tools to Support Land Conservation.” Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Kings Gap State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/4/19 --- On Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Kings Gap State Park hosted volunteers to celebrate NPL Day. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/3/19 --- In the PA Highlands, on Saturday September 28th, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site hosted a NPL Day event to preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources of the site. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Valley Forge National Historical Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/2/19 --- In the heart of the PA Highlands, citizens celebrated National Public Lands Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park by engaging in voluntary trail work on Saturday, September 28th. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Pine Grove Furnace State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

10/1/19 --- In the western section of the PA Highlands, community members celebrated National Public Lands Day at Pine Grove Furnace State Park by planting 30 native trees on Saturday, September 28th. Read More

Unami Creek Greenway Project Public Meeting

The Appalachian Mountain Club has partnered with Heritage Conservancy to study land conservation and trail development along the Unami Creek in Milford Township, Bucks County. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Parks to Celebrate National Public Lands Day 2019

State and National Parks in the PA Highlands hosted Volunteer Events on Saturday, September 28th in celebration of National Public Lands Day! NPL Day is the largest single-day volunteer effort to support America’s public lands. Read More

National Advocacy Efforts to Secure Continued Support for PA Highlands

9/23/19 – Last week Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) policy staff and Pennsylvania advocates traveled to Washington DC to meet with legislative offices about the federal Highlands program and Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Read More

Construction to Begin on Upper Bucks Rail Trail

The official groundbreaking for the Upper Bucks Rail Trail project was held on August 21st in Richland Township. Read More

PHTN Proceeds in Green Lane

In their July meeting, the Green Lane Borough Council approved the proposed PHTN route through Green Lane. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Partners Defend Tohickon Creek, Bucks County

The eastern-most section of the PA Highlands borders the renowned Delaware River from Easton in Northampton County to Washington Crossing in Bucks County,and the area falls within the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River System. Read More