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Annual Award Winners

Every May, the Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation recognizes outstanding service, programs and places which remind us of the exemplary work being done in parks and forests, by both staff and volunteers, to improve Pennsylvania’s quality of life and to protect our natural assets for future generations. The banquet program tells their stories – celebrate their accomplishments with us!

On May 9, 2018 we celebrated this year’s class:

Cliff Jones Keystone Legacy Award: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn
Joseph Ibberson Government Award: The Honorable Kate Harper, PA House of Representatives
President’s Award: PA Wilds Conservation Landscape/The PA Wilds Center
Park of the Year: Cook Forest State Park
Forest of the Year: Rothrock State Forest

Volunteers of the Year:
 Tom and Marilyn Fye, Clear Creek and Parker Dam state parks
Improvement: Boulder Woods Country Club
Volunteers: The Over the Hill Gang at Oil Creek State Park
Young Volunteer: Sarah Reeping, Laurel Hill State Park Complex

Congratulations to our reigning Champions!

For pictures from the event, click on Gallery at the top of the page and view the 2018 Banquet Gallery.