PA Wilds a finalist in national challenge for up to $100M

PA Wilds a finalist in national challenge for up to $100M The rural Pennsylvania Wilds region is a finalist for up to $100M in investment to grow its outdoor recreation industry, officials said Monday. A total of 529 communities across the country, representing all 50 states and five territories, submitted applications to the U.S. Economic…

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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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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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PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park

PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park WELLSBORO — The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) announced Monday it is opening its second PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park via a mobile unit this summer, expanding visitor services at the busy state park and improving market access…

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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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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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