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Nominate a Champion

Each year the PA Wilds Center recognizes individuals, groups, and businesses that have made significant contributions to help grow and sustainably develop the outdoor recreation economy and nature tourism in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Do you know someone deserving? Nominate them today!

PA Conservation Landscapes

Models for Successful Collaboration -- The report, which points to the growing outdoor recreation industry and strategic investments in public lands and facilities in the Pennsylvania Wilds, positions the region as a model for how the Conservation Landscape program is gaining traction and creating real value for communities.

PA Wilds BBBRC Proposal

The rural Pennsylvania Wilds region is a finalist for up to $100M in investment to grow its outdoor recreation industry. Only 60 of 529 applicants were selected to move on to Phase II of the national Build Back Better Regional Challenge by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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The Latest PA Wilds Center News

C&N Bank donates $4,000 to PA Wilds educational programs

Citizens & Northern Bank (C&N) made a generous donation of $4,000 to the Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship in May. The check was accepted by Julie Iaquinto, Founding CFO of the PA Wilds Center. Julie and the entire team of the PA Wilds Center thanks them for their support! The donation is an EITC, or…

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2022 PA Wilds Champions receive awards at July 28 dinner

Please join the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) in congratulating the recipients of the 2022 Champions of the PA Wilds Awards! The winners were honored at the 2022 PA Wilds Dinner & Awards, which was held July 28, 2022, at Bald Birds Brewing in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County. The Champion of…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Videographer

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Videographer The PA Wilds Center is looking to contract with a juried photographer/videographer from The Wilds Cooperative of PA (WCO) program to develop three (3) 1-minute videos showcasing testimonials from the winners of the 2022 PA Wilds Big Idea Contest. The 2022 PA Wilds Big Idea took place between…

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