PA Highlands Coalition Sponsors Third Annual Legislative Breakfast
On Friday October 26th, the PA Highlands Coalition was happy to sponsor a legislative breakfast panel with the Schuylkill Highlands Conservation Landscape and its partners at the Connections on High Café in Pottstown.
PA Highlands Trail Signage Installation Underway in Quakertown
PA Highlands Trails signage marking the PHTN route through Quakertown has been installed in the Borough. Read More
Highlight the Highlands: Riparian Forest Buffer of Tinicum Township
Tinicum Township, in Bucks County, is located entirely within the Eastern portion of the Pennsylvania Highlands. Abutting the Delaware River, Tinicum is an active and engaged community. The Tinicum Civic Association automatically includes all residents, giving everyone a chance to get involved. The Association puts on the annual Arts Festival, which last year was supported by over 200 volunteers and raised over $100,000 dollars for local non-profits.
#SaveLWCF: Jacobsburg State Park
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) serves as the main funding mechanism for the Highlands Conservation Act, allowing for the yearly allocation to protect the Pennsylvania Highlands and the rest of the four-state Highlands region. Congressional authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund expires on September 30, 2018, and must be reauthorized in order for funding to continue.
Highlight the Highlands: Valley Forge National Historic Park
Located on the Southeastern edge of the Pennsylvania Highlands, Valley Forge National Historic Park is a major attraction for history buffs and recreationists alike. The site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army, the park is filled with historic structures and monuments as you wind your way through the vast array of trail offerings. Read More
PA Highlands Coalition Hosts Webinar on Multi-Functional Buffers
On June 12th, the PA Highlands Coalition held a webinar on multi-functional riparian stream buffers. This webinar focused on the ways conservation groups can encourage buffer planting for landowners, the concept of agroforestry, and recent DCNR grants for riparian buffers. Read More
South Bethlehem Greenway Gets New Kiosk
AMC partnered with the city of Bethlehem and the Southside Arts District to design and install a new interpretive kiosk along the South Bethlehem Greenway. Read More
PA Highlands Coalition to Host Multi-functional Riparian Buffer Webinar
The PA Highlands Coalition will be hosting a webinar titled "Multi-functional Riparian Buffers - A new and collaborative approach to land and water conservation" on June 12th, 2018 at 10:30am.
Public-Private Partnership Provides New Trailhead Signs at Ringing Rocks
Bucks County, the D&L National Heritage Corridor, Bridgeton Township and the Appalachian Mountain Club recently teamed to design and install directional and interpretive signage at a new trailhead in Bridgeton Township. Read More
AMC and Lehigh Partner on Geology Signage Project
AMC teamed with Lehigh University to design and install an interpretive sign along the Saucon Rail Trail in Upper Saucon Township. Read More
New PHTN Kiosk and Trailhead Sign in Richland
AMC funded the design of a new trailhead sign and interpretive kiosk at the new Great Blue Heron Park in Richland Township. Read More
AMC Partners for New Signage on the Schuylkill River Trail
AMC partnered with the Schuylkill River Greenways National Historic Area and Union Township to produce an interpretive sign along the Schuylkill River Trail. Read More