Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis

Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announced Monday it is launching a Facebook Live video series for locally-owned small businesses to share how they are pivoting to survive the coronavirus crisis, and the nonprofit […]

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Study suggests public lands are becoming more important amid COVID-19

Study suggests public lands are becoming more important amid COVID-19 Public lands are becoming more important to outdoor recreationists amid COVID-19 and that trend is expected to continue, according to a recent study conducted by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics in conjunction with Penn State University. The survey focused on people who […]

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Additional Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses in PA

Additional Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses in PA Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund, the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA). The Commonwealth […]

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Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “We are incredibly grateful that the SBA recognized the urgency […]

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COVID-19: How PA Wilds Center is Responding

COVID-19: How PA Wilds Center is Responding To the many partners involved in the effort to grow nature and heritage tourism in the Pennsylvania Wilds: COVID-19 continues to upend our lives and businesses and communities. As the coordinating nonprofit for the regional PA Wilds effort, I wanted to share how we are responding internally and […]

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New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018

New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018 Travelers to the Pennsylvania Wilds in 2018 spent more money than ever before, breaking previous records for the 12-county region in rural north-central Pennsylvania, according to a new report. “Travelers spent more than $1.8 billion in the Pennsylvania Wilds region in 2018 […]

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PA Wilds Center Seeking RFP for Maker Marketplace

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship seeks proposals for the front-end design and launch of a managed retail Marketplace service solution. The ideal Marketplace proposal will be a hosted platform that is a SaaS customized for one url specific to the PA Wilds Center’s brand needs, a commission-based model and feature robust Marketplace functionality. Timeline: […]

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Pennsylvania Wilds successes showcased in new DCNR Conservation Landscape report

Pennsylvania Wilds successes showcased in new DCNR Conservation Landscape report Achievements made in the Pennsylvania Wilds, a 13-county region designated as a Conservation Landscape by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), were recently highlighted in a report by the state agency. DCNR’s 2019 Pennsylvania Conservation Landscapes — Models for Successful Collaboration report […]

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PA Wilds Center to begin construction on ‘PA Wilds Media Lab’, a business accelerator 

PA Wilds Center to begin construction on ‘PA Wilds Media Lab’, a business accelerator  Update provided during annual Conservation Landscape meeting KANE, PA —  Construction work for the PA Wilds Media Lab, a small business accelerator space, is set to begin this December in McKean County. Ta Enos, CEO & Founder of the PA Wilds […]

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2019 Champions of the Pennsylvania Wilds Award Winners Announced

For Immediate Release September 25, 2019 2019 Champions of the Pennsylvania Wilds Award Winners Announced Winners to be recognized at November 7 PA Wilds Annual Dinner & Awards in DuBois Each year, the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) recognizes outstanding individuals, organizations, programs, communities and places that exemplify the great work […]

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