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Little Sewickley Creek is the only known stream in Allegheny County that supports reproducing brown trout: http://bit.ly/2jXBVMS
A 2015 dam removal project in Little Sewickley Creek near Woodland Road in Edgeworth has helped increase fish species living in the waterway, local environmentalists ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob house celebrates its 60th anniversary!
Wright built Kentuck Knob—a small, one-story Usonian house on the crest of a knob, or hill, 2,050 feet above sea level, in Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands mountain range six miles from Fallingwater—for I.N. and Bernardine Hagan, an ice-cream maker and his wife.
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Looking for a seasonal job opportunity that gets you outdoors? Join our team as an Avian Field Technician or Seasonal Field Ecologist! Positions begin this May, so apply today: http://bit.ly/2jXCshF
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Twenty-two of the most breathtaking buildings in the world, according to people who build them for a living.
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We're happy to see the transformation that Strawberry Way in downtown Pittsburgh has undergone with new additions, like our flower planters! http://bit.ly/2jjjZf4
The former grimy alley way, now public-art pedestrian path has been nationally recognized.
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We’re kicking off the new year with more protected land! Today, 156 acres were protected and added to Buchanan State Forest in Bedford County. To date, we've added more than 2,000 acres to the forest. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2hUXSM1
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Summer internship opportunities are now available at WPC and Fallingwater! Find your dream internship here: http://bit.ly/1o7lnQI
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Hunters, anglers and hikers are all enjoying the outdoors in Western Pennsylvania despite winter weather.
The balmy temperatures of summer are long gone. So, too, are the colorful leaves that followed in fall. Spring's rebirth is months away. The winter ...
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Beautify your neighborhood with new trees this fall! Applications for fall community tree plantings are now available through TreeVitalize Pittsburgh. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1Hlcvyl
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Fallingwater offers several summer educational programs for educators, high school students and college students. Learn more about each program and apply here: http://bit.ly/2fv9Z1a
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Though Fallingwater is closed to guided tours in January and February, you can explore the site surrounding the house by purchasing a grounds pass, weather permitting. Call 724-329-8501 prior to visiting to book your grounds pass.
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Taxonomy, conservation, ecology, biology, history, floristics...the 2016 PA Botany Symposium had it all! We're proud to be part of the Organizing and Planning Committee each year for this wonderful meeting of the minds: http://bit.ly/2eUcAOW
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Enhancing the region’s quality of life by protecting and restoring exceptional places.
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The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protects and restores exceptional places to provide our region with clean waters and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas for the benefit of present and future generations. The Conservancy creates green spaces and gardens, contributing to the vitality of our cities and towns, and preserves Fallingwater, a symbol of people living in harmony with nature.
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412-288-2777