Place-based tourism: a growth industry in rural PA

[heading size=”2″ color=”#000″]Place-based tourism: a growth industry in rural PA[/heading] Last month we held a workshop for county commissioners from the Pennsylvania Wilds before our big annual awards dinner. Speakers from state and federal agencies that serve the region’s rural communities highlighted their funding programs. I was asked to do a 15-minute overview of the…

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PA Wilds Annual Dinner & Awards Recap

[heading size=”2″ color=”#000″] PA Wilds Annual Dinner & Awards Recap [/heading] During the Pennsylvania Wilds Annual Dinner last week 11 individuals and organizations were honored with PA Wilds Champion Awards for their outstanding efforts to grow nature and heritage tourism in rural PA. The event was attended by a full house of more than 200 people. Guests included DCNR Secretary Cindy Dunn who…

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