Act Now: Tell Your Representatives Not to Gut the PA Wilds!

Act Now: Tell Your Representatives Not to Gut the PA Wilds! ** Update – 9/14/2017 ** The biggest raid to the state’s environmental funds in the history of the Commonwealth passed the PA House of Representatives YESTERDAY. At stake: a $317 million withdrawal from funds dedicated to our wild lands and waters, wildlife and the…

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Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region Announces New Website

The Lumber Heritage Region (LHR) is excited to announce the launch of a new website. LumberHeritage.org is intended to serve as a hub and spoke for all aspects of the lumber industry in our 15-county LHR region. This new website is packed with information about North Central Pennsylvania’s lumber industry. If you love history, click…

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Lumber Heritage Region / PA Wilds Center 2017 Mini-Grant Announcement

Lumber Heritage Region / PA Wilds Center 2017 Mini-Grant Announcement The Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania Inc.(LHR) and the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) are pleased to announce the region’s 2017 Mini-Grant Program. The Lumber Heritage Region is one of Pennsylvania’s 12 Heritage Areas covering 15 Counties. LHR provides: Technical, educational,…

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2017 Champions of the Wilds Award Winners Announced

Annual PA Wilds Awards Dinner, ‘Celebrating Community Character Stewardship,’ is April 27 Take an opportunity to celebrate a milestone year for the Pennsylvania Wilds and honor individuals from the region who have gone above and beyond to grow nature and heritage tourism on April 27 at the Annual PA Wilds Dinner & Awards Banquet. The…

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PA Route 6 Alliance and the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announce regional façade grant program

PA Route 6 Alliance and the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announce regional façade grant program Photography Credit: Tracy Smith – Pictured left to right: PA Route 6 Alliance Executive Director Terri Dennison, DCED Secretary Dennis Davin, PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director Ta Enos, DCNR Pennsylvania Wilds Director Meredith Hill, Clearfield County Planning…

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Surviving Clinton County’s mountain epic

Surviving Clinton County’s mountain epic By Katie Weidenboerner PA Wilds Center Guest Writer On Jan. 28, over 200 people took to the merciless mountains of Clinton County in the PA Wilds for “The Frozen Snot.” I was one of them. Dubbed a “frigid adventure race,” the event boasts of one of the hardest 8.3 mile…

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The Wilds Cooperative Receives ECCOTA Award

The Wilds Cooperative was honored to receive a “Heart in the Arts” award at The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) annual gala on Saturday February 11, 2017. Said Abbi Petters, Managing Director of the PA Wilds Center, “We are proud to work with so many amazing creative entrepreneurs, artisans and small businesses throughout the…

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PA Wilds Center Earns Three Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grants

The PA Wilds Center is pleased to announce it has secured grant funding for a forthcoming photojournalism exhibit featuring juried artisans creating their artwork in their unique workspaces throughout the Pennsylvania Wilds. The gallery show will tell the story of the region’s creative makers who are a vital piece of our region’s identity. Presented by…

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