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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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Fundraiser for Conewango Township Canine Fund

Fundraiser for Conewango Township Canine Fund

Conewango Township Canine Fund is sponsoring a fundraiser.  Choper is the Conewango Township Canine Officer.  Decals are available for purchase for $10. Checks can be sent to  “Conewango Township Canine Fund” to 4 Fireman Street Warren, PA 16365 attention K9 Choper. Thank you everyone for your continued support to Choper 🐾🐾🐾

Select Allegheny National Forest ATV Trails to Open February 9th

Select Allegheny National Forest ATV Trails to Open February 9th

Warren, Pa. (February 9, 2018) – The Timberline and Rocky Gap ATV/OHM trails on the Allegheny National Forest will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018. Additionally, Allegheny Snowmobile Connector Trail #12 (McCray’s Pond) will be opened for snowmobile use only. All other motorized trails (Willow Creek and Marienville ATV/OHM trails and the Penoke Off-Highway Motorcycle trail) …

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Park officials suspend camping at Elk County recreation area for 2018

Park officials suspend camping at Elk County recreation area for 2018

WILCOX – Months after the sewage system at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Elk County was shut off due to lack of funding, officials with Allegheny National Forest have announced that camping will not be available at the facility this year. “This is not a decision to close Twin Lakes, but for 2018, the ANF …

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Tracy Ridge Shared Use Trails Project Draft Decision Withdrawn

Tracy Ridge Shared Use Trails Project Draft Decision Withdrawn

Tracy Ridge Shared Use Trails Project Draft Decision Withdrawn Warren, Pa. (January 26, 2018) – Allegheny National Forest Supervisor Sherry Tune announced today her decision to withdraw the July 27, 2017, draft Decision Notice for the Tracy Ridge Shared Use Trails and Forest Plan Amendment Project.  The Tracy Ridge Shared Use Trails Project proposed to convert a …

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