PALTA Opposes HB2013–whether or not amended

On behalf of the 75 member organizations of the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, I write to request your opposition to House Bill 2013—whether or not amended. Pennsylvania’s land trusts, having donated or bargain-sold numerous parcels of land to the Commonwealth for the creation and expansion of State Parks, want the state to build on its […]

2016-17 Budget Update

The Keystone Recreation, Parks and Conservation Fund: Increase of $8.6 million Agriculture Conservation and Easement Purchase Fund: Increase of $1.1 million Environmental Stewardship Fund: dispersing $108.4 million (including a $35 million from Oil & Gas Lease Fund and $6.1 million from Marcellus Legacy Fund; Growing Greener II debt service is $36.3 million. Oil and Gas […]