Ta Enos on Appalachia Meets World podcast

Big thanks to brothers Will and Neil for featuring PA Wilds Center Founder and CEO Ta Enos on their podcast, Appalachia Meets World, where they chat about outdoor recreation as a rural economic driver, lightning bugs, the Build Back Better Regional Challenge competition, and how the road less traveled makes all the difference. Check out…

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Billett Electric and PA Mushroom split $50,000 BIG IDEA Contest prize

Two entrepreneurs split the $50,000 prize from the Ben Franklin BIG IDEA Contest, held in partnership with the Pennsylvania Wilds on June 9 at the North Central PA Launchbox in DuBois. Jeffrey Billett from Billett Electric LLC (Jefferson County) and Esperanzo Wilcox from PA Mushroom Company (Clarion County) were each awarded $25,000 cash to further…

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2022 PA Wilds Champion Awards winners announced

2022 PA Wilds Champion Awards winners announced Dinner and awards banquet to be held July 28 at Bald Birds Brewing in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) is pleased to announce the nine winners of the 2022 Champions of the PA Wilds Awards. The winners will be…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for 2022 PA Wilds Dinner Event Photographer

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for 2022 PA Wilds Dinner Event Photographer The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) seeks to hire a juried photographer from The Wilds Cooperative of PA program to document the 2022 PA Wilds Dinner & Awards banquet. On July 28, 2022, more than 250 business and community…

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Remote work initiative launches in Pennsylvania Wilds community

Remote work initiative launches in Pennsylvania Wilds community Individuals encouraged to apply by April 30 for Bellefonte live-and-work opportunity Workers with the flexibility to perform their jobs remotely could now do so during a live-and-work visit to a PA Wilds community. The Wilds Are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience, launched in early April by the…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Photographer to Conduct Workshops

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Photographer to Conduct Workshops The PA Wilds Center is looking to hire a juried photographer from The Wilds Cooperative of PA (WCO) program to conduct two 2-hour Product Photography Workshops that emphasize the importance of quality product photography in business marketing and helps build a portfolio for other juried…

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PA Wilds campaign encourages relocation to, working from region’s communities

PA Wilds campaign encourages relocation to, working from region’s communities Program seeks to tackle challenges related to rural outmigration A new campaign being launched this year in the PA Wilds could have positive impacts for many communities across the rural region. The Wilds Are Working: Recreation and Technology in Rural PA campaign seeks to raise…

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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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