WPPSEF and PA Wilds Center Celebrate Stewardship Partnership: Clean Energy Funding Workshop Announced for December 15 in McKean County

WPPSEF and PA Wilds Center Celebrate Stewardship Partnership: Clean Energy Funding Workshop Announced for December 15 in McKean County December 1, 2017 — On December 15 in Kane, West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) will host a “Breakfast with the Fund” seminar in Kane to present funding opportunities for clean energy projects for both […]

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Deadline Approaching for PA Wilds Signage Mini-Grants

December 22 Deadline Approaching for PA Wilds Signage Mini-Grants and PA Route 6 Façade Grants The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) is encouraging brick-and-mortar businesses that serve the traveling public to apply for the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO) Signage Mini-Grant program by a newly extended deadline of December 22, 2017. The […]

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Public Meetings Announced for PA Route 6 and PA Wilds Facade Program

The PA Route 6 & PA Wilds Facade Program for Commercial Property & Business Owners The PA Route 6 and PA Wilds Façade Program will provide funding to commercial building owners and business owners (with property owner approval) as well as non-profit organizations, with the restoration of building facades within Warren, McKean, Potter and Tioga […]

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Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region Announces New Website

The Lumber Heritage Region (LHR) is excited to announce the launch of a new website. LumberHeritage.org is intended to serve as a hub and spoke for all aspects of the lumber industry in our 15-county LHR region. This new website is packed with information about North Central Pennsylvania’s lumber industry. If you love history, click […]

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PA Wilds Center represents region at ARC’s Peer-to-Peer POWER Convening in Huntington, WV

ARC SPOTLIGHT: Bringing POWER Leaders Together for a Stronger Economy  PA Wilds Center employees recently attended the ARC Peer-to-Peer POWER Convening in West Virginia to showcase the work we are doing across the Pennsylvania Wilds, partially supported by an ARC grant, and to network with other grantees from rural development initiatives across Appalachia. Read the […]

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New Design Guide features local places, projects that serve as regional models on how to enhance community character

New Design Guide features local places, projects that serve as regional models on how to enhance community character A new edition of the PA Wilds Design Guide for Community Character Stewardship, a popular free tool for communities in the Pennsylvania Wilds, is now available for download, and a national expert on sustainable development called it […]

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Lumber Heritage Region / PA Wilds Center 2017 Mini-Grant Announcement

Lumber Heritage Region / PA Wilds Center 2017 Mini-Grant Announcement The Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania Inc.(LHR) and the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) are pleased to announce the region’s 2017 Mini-Grant Program. The Lumber Heritage Region is one of Pennsylvania’s 12 Heritage Areas covering 15 Counties. LHR provides: Technical, educational, […]

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Love Your Mother – Community Conservation Clean Up

Love Your Mother – Community Conservation Clean Ups Saturday, April 8 was a special day for Clinton County CleanScapes, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help communities clean up waterways and landscapes. Fifty-four volunteers turned out to rural Chapman Township, Clinton County, to participate in the Young Woman’s Creekside Beautification Day – and I […]

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2017 Champions of the Wilds Award Winners Announced

Annual PA Wilds Awards Dinner, ‘Celebrating Community Character Stewardship,’ is April 27 Take an opportunity to celebrate a milestone year for the Pennsylvania Wilds and honor individuals from the region who have gone above and beyond to grow nature and heritage tourism on April 27 at the Annual PA Wilds Dinner & Awards Banquet. The […]

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