ADP Hosts Wild and Scenic Film Festival!
April 22nd Celebrate Earth Day at U of Pitt Bradford, Bromeley Family Theater, Hike at 9AM, Doors Open for films at 12:30PM
On April 22, 2012 we are teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh Bradford's Environmental Studies Club Bradford Earth Day and others to host a Wild and Scenic Film Festival. Mark Your Calendar! for a family day of hikes, food, music, door prizes, and 9 great films!...Read More (Volunteers Needed!)
Donations Needed for Matching Challenge!
Great thanks to our anonymous supporter who has provided us with a matching donation challege in honor of the memory of our friend Joe Martin. Between now and our Spring Outing on the June 23-24 Weekend, we need to raise $1500 which will then be matched by $1500 for a total of $3,000.Please help us with your donation (all amounts will help us meet our goal!)...Read More
Heartwood Forest Council Comes to the Allegheny National Forest!
The May 25-28, 2012 Heartwood Forest Council will be held in the Allegheny National Forest. The last FC in the ANF was 10 years ago! Make sure you attend this historic event!
Heartwood and ADP are co-hosting the 2012 Forest Council at Camp Olmsted in the Allegheny National Forest: Become Your Place, Defend Your Self!
Join Us For: Speakers, Outings, Forest Watch Training on Shale Gas Issues, Organic Meals, Camping and Recreating on the Allegheny River.
Speakers include Attorney Thomas Buchele of the Lewis and Clarke Law School, Former Pittsburgh Councilman Doug Shields, ADP Board President Bill Belitskus, Representatives of the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI) Kinzua Dam Relicensing Committee (KDRC), Sandy Dowdy and Autumn Crouse, Teachers from the Onödowa’ga: Wadehsayë' Oiwa'shö'öh (Seneca Language Nest) and many more....Read More
Natural Springs Mapping and Testing in the Allegheny National Forest
On March 3rd a group of eight intrepid activists conducted the Allegheny National Forest Forest Watch Springs Tour, a survey of natural springs in the forest area where communities, campers and travelers have traditionally found this most precious of natural resources. The objective was to locate ten of the total of seventy springs in the forest, and to test the water quality before shale gas drilling occurs in the area...Read More
Synchronous Firefly Watch: Volunteers Needed!
WE NEED YOU TO WATCH FIREFLIES!
Last year during our spring outing we discovered a population of synchronous fireflies. In the fall of last year, the Allegheny National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) approved a small grant to pay for firefly researchers to travel to the ANF in June to study this population. We are very excited about the start of the field season, which for us has already begun. It is very important that those of us living in an around the ANF, or who are willing to visit the ANF for the purposes of this study, begin to watch for the first occurence of firefly activity now....Read More
Winter Outing 2012 Report
On February 4th and 5th we had a blast on our Winter Outing backpacking and camping trip at Tracy Ridge! The purpose of the 2012 Winter Outing was to gain winter camping experience and to enjoy our beautiful winter weather...and we did!...Read More