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PA Wilds Champion Awards

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. Nominations for the 2022 Champion of the Pennsylvania Wilds Awards are now being accepted!

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

PA Wilds now seeking 2022 Champion Award nominations

PA Wilds now seeking 2022 Champion Award nominations 2022 PA Wilds Dinner & Awards planned for summertime Do you know of an individual, organization, community, or businesses that in the last year has helped to grow and sustainably develop the outdoor recreation economy and nature tourism in the PA Wilds? Nominate them for a PA…

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PA Wilds Center Seeks Communications Director

PA Wilds Center Seeks Communications Director The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center), is seeking a qualified Communications Director. The Communications Director will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will have significant internal and external roles. Work will include overseeing specific programs and helping with others; overseeing staff, contractors and…

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PA Wilds a finalist in national challenge for up to $100M

PA Wilds a finalist in national challenge for up to $100M The rural Pennsylvania Wilds region is a finalist for up to $100M in investment to grow its outdoor recreation industry, officials said Monday. A total of 529 communities across the country, representing all 50 states and five territories, submitted applications to the U.S. Economic…

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