State Park and Forest Week
On Tuesday, May 22, Marci Mowery (president of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation), John Norbeck (DCNR Deputy Secretary for Parks & Forestry), and four state legislators came together at the State Capitol Complex to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Pennsylvania having a state system of public lands with designation of May 23 through 30 as “State Park and Forest Week.” The event included remarks by
Representative Kate Harper (PPFF’s 2018 Joseph Ibberson Government Award winner) whose remarks were captured on video.
Additional Remarks by:
Senator Lisa Baker
Senator Judith Schwank (PPFF’s 2009 President’s Award winner)
Representative Mark Longietti (PPFF board member)
Deputy Secretary for Parks & Forestry John Norbeck