RFP issued for PA Wilds Planning Team Study; responses due July 31

RFP issued for PA Wilds Planning Team Study; responses due July 31 The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, on behalf of the Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team (PWPT), is soliciting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the preparation of an update to their 2007 Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team Study. The Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team…

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PA Wilds Planning Team sees renovations at Leonard Harrison State Park

PA Wilds Planning Team sees renovations at Leonard Harrison State Park As part of an excursion following the PA Wilds Planning Team’s meeting on November 1 in Wellsboro, a park specialist from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) gave the group a tour of the new renovations at the nearby Leonard Harrison…

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PA Wilds Center receives grant from EDA for planning

PA Wilds Center receives grant from EDA for planning Funding will support plans to stimulate growth of region’s tourism and outdoor recreation   The Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) will receive a $736,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA), meant to stimulate growth in the region’s tourism and outdoor recreation economy.…

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PA Wilds Planning Team takes walk on Cook Forest Sensory Trail after August meeting

Photo: Matt Marusiak (Land Protection Manager for the Pennsylvania Wilds region of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy), Britt Madera (Communications Manager of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship), Meredith Hill (Acting Deputy Secretary of Conservation and Technical Services for the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources), and Ryan Borcz (Cook Forest State Park Manager). As…

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PA Wilds Planning Team tours Denton Hill State Park with DCNR

PA Wilds Planning Team tours Denton Hill State Park with DCNR As part of an excursion following the PA Wilds Planning Team’s June meeting, a park manager from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) gave the group a tour of Denton Hill State Park and the currently closed ski lodge building. Ben…

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PA Wilds Planning Team sets the stage for its future work

The regional effort to grow the outdoor economy in the rural Pennsylvania Wilds turns 20 next year, and in step with that major milestone, the PA Wilds Planning Team met recently to revisit its history and collaborate on where its planning efforts need to go next.  The Planning Team was formed through a groundbreaking intergovernmental…

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