November 2 Weekly PA Wilds News Digest

November 2, 2023 Weekly Digest: Recent News from the PA Wilds

The PA Wilds Weekly Digest is a roundup of news articles about the PA Wilds, the region’s public lands and its Landscapes and Journeys that have been published over the past week.

Note: some of the news websites may have paywalls that prevent you from reading their content.


Enjoy this week’s PA Wilds News Clips below.

In news in the media about the PA Wilds, media outlets covered the news about the ARC grant for the PA Wilds, as well as news about the upcoming Wilds Are Working webinar, our presentation about having a business in the PA Wilds for Penn State’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, and more.

On the PA Wilds visitor blog, Lou Bernard wrapped up his spooky Ghosts of the PA Wilds series in time for Halloween. Thomas Keller from the PA Game Commission wrote about bringing the American marten back to the PA Wilds. Susquehanna Greenway Partnership contributed an article about the Donut Hole Trail.

On the Marketplace blog, Megan Steele gave her thoughts on some products for your holiday shopping list. As a reminder, the PA Wilds Marketplace Makers Market online one-day event will offer special discounts and new products this Saturday. Be sure to visit on November 4 to take advantage of some great deals.



Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State to take place Nov. 13- 19 – Penn State (PA Wilds Center will offer “Growing Your Business in the PA Wilds” 4 – 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Oregon Hill Winery, McElhattan.)
Injured endurance man is coming back for more – Rotherham Advertiser (Was injured in the Eastern 100 race in PA Wilds)

Parks, forests, rivers

Allegheny National Forest
13 Small Town Getaways In Pennsylvania Perfect For Families – WorldAtlas (Ridgway and Wellsboro listed)
DMAP permits still available – The Bradford Era
Bald Eagle State Park
Weekly Treks with OLLI –
Black Moshannon State Park
Weekly Treks with OLLI –
Bucktail State Park Natural Area
Chapman State Park
Cherry Springs State Park
Colton Point State Park
Cook Forest State Park
10 Things To Do In Laurel Highlands: Complete Guide To Pennsylvania’s Most Breathtaking Mountain Vista – TheTravel (Uses photo from Cook Forest in section about Flight 93 Memorial. CFSP is not near Flight 93 and also not within the Laurel Highlands.)
Hills Creek State Park
Hyner Run State Park
Hyner View State Park
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Leonard Harrison State Park
Moshannon State Forest
Weekly Treks with OLLI –
Susquehanna State Park
Tioga State Forest

Landscapes and Journeys

Dark Skies
PA Grand Canyon / Pine Creek Valley / Pine Creek Rail Trail
13 Small Town Getaways In Pennsylvania Perfect For Families – WorldAtlas (Ridgway and Wellsboro listed)
West Branch Susquehanna River

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