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Allegheny National Forest Reduction in Services at Boat-To Campgrounds; Temporary Closure of Loleta Recreation Area Swim Beach

Allegheny National Forest Reduction in Services at Boat-To Campgrounds; Temporary Closure of Loleta Recreation Area Swim Beach

The recent Allegheny National Forest news release has informed us that, “The Allegheny National Forest’s boat-to campgrounds: Hooks Brook, Handsome Lake, Hopewell, Pine Grove and Morrison, will no longer provide potable water services to campers. Failed water pumps, increasingly unreliable well water conditions and continuing reductions in congressionally allocated recreational funding have not provided the …

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Milling Starting Thursday (May 10) in the City

Milling Starting Thursday (May 10) in the City

Watch for roads to be closed around the city starting May 10.  According to Director of Public Works, Mike Holtz, the project will see 12 city streets milled and repaved.  The streets to be milled and paved are: Henry Street, Seventh Ave., East Street, Home Street, Glade Avenue, Division Street, Prospect Street, Buchanan Street, Hertzel …

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Allegheny National Forest Districts to Accept Local Youth Conservation Corps Applications

Allegheny National Forest Districts to Accept Local Youth Conservation Corps Applications

Warren, Pa. (April 13, 2018) – The Allegheny National Forest is now accepting applications for the 2018 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program on the Bradford and Marienville Districts. This unique youth employment program provides an opportunity for young men and women to work and learn new skills while participating in projects that enhance the development and …

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Spring Gobbler Hunting Hours

Spring Gobbler Hunting Hours

Hunting hours during the youth hunt end at noon. Junior hunters and mentored youth also may participate in the statewide spring gobbler season. Hunting hours begin one-half hour before sunrise and end at noon for the first two weeks of the statewide season (April 28 through May 12). Hunters are asked to be out of …

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BLUEBIRD NEST BOXES HELP CONNECT WITH WILDLIFE

BLUEBIRD NEST BOXES HELP CONNECT WITH WILDLIFE

It’s time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery wants to help you “spring” into the season and connect with wildlife in your backyard. Bluebird nesting boxes built by staff at Howard Nursery are available for sale at the nursery office, as well as the Game Commission’s …

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Office Closing

Office Closing

The City of Warren Building and Permit Department will be closed all day on April 4 so staff may attend a training symposium in Pittsburgh.  The office will re-open on April 5.

Chapman State Park Dam Work Update

Chapman State Park Dam Work Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2018 Dam Work Shifts Gears at Chapman State Park CLARENDON, PA – KC Construction hopes to shift their focus to the spillway steps and adjacent concrete structures as soon as underground drilling/grouting of the joint between the earthen dam and the Western hillside concludes. Reinforcement of the earthen dam with …

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Allegheny National Forest to Salvage Downed Trees

Allegheny National Forest to Salvage Downed Trees

Marienville, PA. (February 16, 2018) – The Allegheny National Forest will soon be salvaging trees in Warrants 3766, 3773, 3782, and 3788, Highland Township, Elk County and Warrant 3782, Wetmore Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania, damaged during a May 1, 2017, windstorm. Marienville District Ranger Rob Fallon recently signed a decision memo allowing salvage operations to take place …

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Warren County Visitors Bureau                dave@wcvb.net
22045 Route 6
Warren, PA 16365
814-726-1222
800-624-7802

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