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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
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Enhancing the region’s quality of life by protecting and restoring exceptional places.
Enhancing the region’s quality of life by protecting and restoring exceptional places.

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The 27,500-square-mile Susquehanna River watershed drains a significant amount of the water into the Chesapeake Bay. And PA has big goals for reducing pollution in the watershed. Read more about this issues and regional work in the Chesapeake Bay in our magazine! http://bit.ly/2iX80W2
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Students at the Marion Center Education Field Day Experience received an awesome Watershed 101 experience! They evaluated habitat through chemical analysis, collected macroinvertebrates & freshwater mussels, and even identified fish!
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An 84-acre natural area is now open to the public in Somerset County! Whites Creek Valley Natural Area was donated to the Conservancy by a retired botanist who wanted to make sure the mature forest continued to thrive. Read more & view a map of the natural area: http://bit.ly/2iprXVe
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We have two job openings in our Pittsburgh office! Learn more about becoming our front desk administrator or donor relations coordinator: http://bit.ly/2iOS5ZV
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After a season with 73 home runs, Pittsburgh Pirates Charities has generously donated $18,250 to the Conservancy to support its Pittsburgh-area tree planting efforts! For every home run, $250 was donated to our program as part of their Earth Day 2017 commitment.
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Don’t miss the fall issue of the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP) Wild Heritage Newsletter. Topics include the resurgence of the piping plover, high diversity of peat moss, and freshwater mussel surveys on the Ohio River. Download here: http://bit.ly/2zTOMXO
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Make a gift to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy this #GivingTuesday. We’ll use your donation to protect the wild places and wildlife that make our region unique: bit.ly/wpc-givingtuesday
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It's hunting season. For everyone, that means it's important to stay visible while exploring the outdoors. Each year, the Conservancy enrolls several properties in DMAP. Find more information about WPC hunting areas: http://bit.ly/2zTpWYc
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