Toward Racial Justice: Voices from the Midstate
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Pennsylvania’s Office of Outdoor Recreation plans to form a business alliance and start an outdoor equity fund, but much of its strategy relies on local volunteers and outside help.
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Pennsylvania agencies overseeing outdoor recreation have made headway in expanding access to public lands, but not everyone feels safe or welcome at parks and forests.
Pennsylvania’s latest budget gives $112 million to parks and forests, but the infrastructure backlog is $1.4 billion.
Twice a year, in June and September, park officials and local astronomy clubs team up to host “star parties” that draw people from as far away as Florida and Wisconsin.
Wyoming County in northeastern Pennsylvania will get its first state park.