December 15 Weekly PA Wilds News Digest

December 15, 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.

On the PA Wilds blog, PA Wilds Conservation Shop Community Connector Jo Wolfe shares her experience of growing up on a Christmas tree farm. Writer John Pozza shares his love of winter activities, such as cross country skiing, in the PA Wilds. The National Audubon Society invites you to get involved in the annual Christmas Bird Count.

For the PA Wilds Center blog, participants and organizers of The Wilds Are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience reflect on the first two years of the initiative. PA Wilds-based artisan Julie Mader launches her Paint the PA Wilds Watercolor Kits, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the PA Wilds Center’s mission.

In news about the PA Wilds region and the PA Wilds Center, multiple news outlets shared the story of Julie Mader’s Paint the PA Wilds Watercolor Kits. Across the PA Wilds region, state parks are planning to hold “First Day Hikes” to celebrate the first day of 2024.



Our 2023 (last-minute) PA Gift Guide – Keystone Edge – What’s Next & Best in Pennsylvania (Mentions Victoria Theater in Tioga County, PA Wilds)
Parks, forests, rivers
Allegheny National Forest
Allegheny River
Bald Eagle State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Chapman State Park
Cherry Springs State Park
Cook Forest State Park
Hills Creek State Park
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Leonard Harrison State Park
Lyman Run State Park
Moshannon State Forest
Parker Dam State Park
Sinnemahoning State Park
Landscapes and Journeys

Dark Skies
Geminids meteor showers 2022: Dates, peak, how to see – Philadelphia Inquirer
The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties – UncoveringPA

Elk Country
The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties – UncoveringPA

Pine Creek Valley / PA Grand Canyon / Pine Creek Rail Trail
11 Picture-Perfect Towns in Pennsylvania – WorldAtlas (Wellsboro)
Scenic Route 6

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