AmeriCorps Service Position
The Westmoreland Conservation District is accepting applications through July 25th from individuals interested in serving as an AmeriCorps Service Member. This is a term position involving conservation and outreach for the Westmoreland Conservation District and support of the Westmoreland Land Trust. More information on Americorps service can be found at www.pmsc.org. Send resume/cover letter by July 25th to Rob Cronauer at 218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg PA 15601; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WLT is pleased to have received notice of a grant from the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape initiative, funded by PA DCNR and administered by PEC, for an outreach initiative about Conserving Special Places in Westmoreland County.
Many thanks to the 5 hardworking volunteers from Columbia Gas of PA and MD that spent the day on Friday, May 8, helping the Land Trust to build trails at the Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve in North Huntingdon Township! Thanks to the hard work of these volunteers the trail up to the quarry was completed! Columbia volunteers also helped with trailbuilding at the Ackermann Preserve during the United Way 2017 Day of Caring.
Greensburg, PA — Betsy Aiken of Export has been named executive director of the Westmoreland Land Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of open space in Westmoreland County. Read more
Thanks to everyone who came and offered their thoughts on Westmoreland County’s strengths and needs at the Reimagining Our Westmoreland workshop we held in conjunction with the Loyalhanna Watershed Association on Nov. 2.
Your input has been sent to the county for inclusion in the County Comprehensive Plan now being developed. This plan will help guide local decisions through the year 2031.