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 Center Seeks Sustainable Commerce Director

PA Wilds Center Seeks Sustainable Commerce Director The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center), is seeking a qualified Sustainable Commerce Director (SCD). The SCD will report to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and will have significant internal and external roles. Work will include overseeing the Center’s commerce platform, which includes the PA…

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Master Site Plan for S.B. Elliott State Park RFP

Requests for Proposals for a Master Site Plan for a PA Wilds presence at S.B. Elliott State Park PRELIMINARY TIMELINE RFP Posted and available for viewing – October 1, 2021 Proposals due – November 1, 2021 (4 pm) Project Kick-off – January 10, 2022 Anticipated Project Completion – June 1, 2022 Download the RFP now.…

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PA Wilds Center issues RFP for Lycoming County Business Outreach Specialist

PA Wilds Center issues RFP for Lycoming County Business Outreach Specialist Proposals due by September 3, 2021 Individuals based in Lycoming County and interested in helping small businesses grow are encouraged to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) for an Outreach Specialist.…

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Mobile PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park now open

Mobile PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park now open New online shopping experience also available at ShopThePAWilds.com On Monday, June 7, the mobile unit of the PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park officially opened to the public, offering PA Wilds made and branded wares and apparel to park visitors…

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New tool to help rural communities build outdoor recreation economies highlights regional PA Wilds strategy

New tool to help rural communities build outdoor recreation economies highlights regional PA Wilds strategy A new toolkit has been developed and released nationally to help rural communities grow their outdoor recreation industries.  Developed by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) in partnership with Oregon State University’s Outdoor Recreation Economy Initiative and the National Governors Association Outdoor…

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Details on COVID-19 Relief Small Business Assistance Program now available

Details on COVID-19 Relief Small Business Assistance Program now available Many new details about the state’s new grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns are now available online. “We are encouraging outfitters, lodges, restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries, B&Bs, retailers, makers, craft ag food producers, creative services companies and other small Main Street type…

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Grant funding for small businesses in the PA Wilds impacted by COVID

Grant funding for small businesses in the PA Wilds impacted by COVID Governor Tom Wolf on Monday announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order. PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship and The Progress Fund, a non-profit community development financial…

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