John Dawes

Posted on January 30, 2015

Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds
Safeguarding Clean Water for the Future

At FPW, John Dawes works to provide seed money for mine reclamation in western Pennsylvania, helping restore contaminated and degraded waters across the region…

American Chestnut Foundation

Posted on December 18, 2014

Creating Blight Resistant Chestnut Trees

The American Chestnut Foundation is using gene insertion and backcross breeding techniques to create potentially blight-resistant American chestnut trees, restoring this all-American tree to its native habitat…

American Rivers

Posted on December 17, 2014

Protecting and Restoring Our Rivers

American River’s restoration efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania focus on removal of dams that cause ecological damage in the Upper Allegheny and Laurel Highlands watersheds…

The Conservation Fund

Posted on December 16, 2014

Reserving High-Quality Forest Land

In 2009, The Conservation Fund launched the New Forest Fund to enable TCF to acquire, sustainably manage, and permanently protect large tracts of working forests with high conservation value…

Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds

Posted on December 15, 2014

Collaborating for Watershed Improvements

Through capacity-building grants, the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds invests in local efforts to protect healthy streams, clean polluted waters, and restore degraded wildlife habitats…

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Posted on December 14, 2014

Connecting State Lands to the Allegheny National Forest

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy uses its expertise and management skills to protect natural resources with ecological and recreational value, conserving land, restoring watersheds and saving wildlife habitats…