Walking the Line
A Survey of the NY and PA Border Between the Allegheny National Forest and the Allegany State Park
On May 12 and 13, and June 6 and 7, 2011, Cathy Pedler, Forest Watch Coordinator for the Allegheny Defense Project (ADP), and Neil Woodworth, Executive Director of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) walked the boundary between the Allegany State Park in New York, and the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania. Our mission was to locate the 15 granite boundary markers that were placed in 1888 at one mile intervals to demarcate the Pennsylvania – New York state boundary...Read More and Take Action!
Report: Spring Outing 2011
On June 17-19, and on June 21st the Allegheny Defense Project met near the confluence of Salmon Creek and The Branch (a tributary of Salmon Creek) for our Spring Outing. We returned on June 21 to document a nighttime event of unbelievable beauty...Read More
We Need Your Ideas For Restoration and Recreation on the ANF!
Deadline for Ideas July 12 (not mandatory but helpful)!
Deadline for full proposals August 9!
Cathy Pedler represents the Allegheny Defense Project on the Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) to accept project proposals that would enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality on the Allegheny National Forest (see USFS press release below). Please share your ideas with us that generally meet the guidelines outlined on the USFS website....Read More and Take Action!
Summer Outing! Mark Your Calendar!
August 5-7, 2011 the Allegheny Defense Project (ADP) will hold its Summer Outing! We will camp near the Darling Branch (tributary of Bobb's Creek) and recreate in and around Mayburg, including a float down Tionesta Creek on Saturday August 7. We will have a Forest Watch Update and Strategy sessions during the weekend, but intend to primarily have fun! Please bring all of your own gear, but let us know if you do not have camping supplies and we may be able to help you out....Read More.