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A Note from Marci on PPFF’s Values

June 5, 2020

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation operates under the following values: * Integrity * Conservation * Excellence * Diversity * Innovation * * Inclusion * Collaboration * Sustainability We have as our motto, “A place...

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Open Facilities in State Parks & Forests

May 19, 2020

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO. As counties move from red to yellow (to green), the parks and forests facilities available will likewise transform. Use DCNR’s interactive map to stay on top of the latest information. Choose...

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My COVID-19 Experiences in the Outdoors

November 19, 2020

Guest columnist Audrey Kuhns (our current website intern) shared her essay on outdoor adventures during the pandemic. Yep, she loves Penn’s Woods! Audrey is a senior at Messiah College in Cumberland County majoring in marketing...

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A Note From Board Member Kate Harper on the Environmental Stewardship Fund

November 19, 2020

When I was a Republican House Member in 2002, we enacted my proposal for “Making Trash Pay for the Environment”, and imposed a tipping fee on landfills to pay for the Environmental Stewardship Fund. The...

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Op-Ed: Protecting critical funding for outdoor recreation

November 19, 2020

November 17, 2020 The current budget proposal to transfer funds from the Keystone Fund and Environmental Stewardship Fund is dangerous to the health and safety of Pennsylvanians and our state parks and forests. It undermines...

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PPFF once again speaks out in opposition to a raid of the Keystone and Environmental Stewardship Funds

November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 To the Members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and Governor Wolf: On behalf of the 46 chapters of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, as budget negotiations move forward, I urge you...

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Cross Country & Nordic Skiing

November 17, 2020

Use these resources from REI to better your XC or  Nordic skiing skills! Cross County Skiing – Parks and Info Cross-Country Skiing Basics Handpot Nordic sites  

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