Micheaux State Forest gained another 1,100-acre this August, bringing its total acreage to 85,500. The addition of the land, known as the Eagle Rock Tract, was made possible with $1.5 million in funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, as well as with funding from DCNR and Greene and Franklin Counties.
AMC is pleased to announce that the PA Highlands Trail Concept Plan: Unami Hills to Hopewell Big Woods has been completed and can be reviewed and downloaded by visiting the Trail Feasibility Study page.
ArtsQuest, the Bethlehem arts organization behind the tremendously popular summer music event Musikfest, is offering a new two-day event focused on promoting outdoor recreation and conservation in the Lehigh Valley and beyond.
New Interactive Map for PA Paddlers and Anglers The Appalachian Mountain Club is pleased to announce the launch of the Pennsylvania Highlands Water Resources Interactive Map located on the Pennsylvania Highlands website.
Last week, Natural Lands Trust announced the preservation of the 234-acre Gibralter Hill area, located in the Schuylkill Highlands Conservation Landscape in Berks County. The land also is home to Allegheny Creek, a state-designated high-quality creek which contributes to the Schuylkill River Watershed.