December 1, 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 Center blog, the PA Wilds Planning Team recently visited Leonard Harrison State Park and saw the renovations, including the site of the future PA Wilds Conservation Shop. The licensing partnership also continues with Starr Hill Winery with the addition of Squatch N Berry in cans.
On the PA Wilds visitor blog, Britt tells the story of a recent trip to Parker Dam with her dogs which didn’t go exactly as planned but was still a fun learning experience. The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources also contributed a guide on how to handle various situations in the outdoors.
In media coverage, Miles Welby’s new candle line in partnership with the PA Wilds Center made the news. The news coverage also continues about the potential of whitewater recreation in Clearfield County.
PA WILDSMy ‘failed’ trip with the dogs to Parker Dam State Park – Britt MaderaWCO
WCO Member Spotlights
November spotlight: Hygrade Inn: The Makings of a Memorable Stay in the PA Wilds
PA WILDS CENTER
PA WILDS MARKETPLACE
MENTIONING PA WILDSMiles Welby A Candle Co. partners with PA Wilds Center on candle line inspired by outdoors – The Bradford EraStudy: Clearfield County able to add whitewater parks – Altoona Mirror
MENTIONING PA WILDS PUBLIC LANDS
Parks, forests, rivers
Allegheny National ForestWhat are the best places for a retreat in the mountains of Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.eu
What are the unique conservation areas in Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.euDeer season opener takes Wampum hunter down memory lane – New Castle News
Bald Eagle State Park
Black Moshannon State Park3 locations near Centre County where you can take part in #OptOutside on Black Friday – Centre Daily Times
Cherry Springs State ParkWhat are the best spots for stargazing in Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.eu
Clarion RiverWhat are the best places for horseback riding in Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.euCook Forest State ParkWhat are the best places for horseback riding in Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.eu
Kinzua Bridge State ParkKinzua Bridge State Park sets upcoming programs – The Bradford Era
Susquehanna State Park
Our state park – Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Susquehannock State Forest
The 3 Most Remote Spots in Pennsylvania And How to Safely Get There – A-Z Animals (Hammersley Wild Area in PA Wilds)Tiadaghton State Forest
Landscapes and Journeys
Dark SkiesWhat are the best spots for stargazing in Pennsylvania? – EnergyPortal.eu
Pine Creek Valley / PA Grand Canyon / Pine Creek Rail Trail
MENTIONING WCO / CONSERVATION SHOPS