4,153 is the number of books that were dropped off to the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning for the free community Book Drive: Drop and Swap, three times as many books as last year’s event. This is the second year the center has participated in America Recycles Day. President Obama proclaimed Nov. 15 to be America […]
It’s a special treat for the general public to walk on the Wallenpaupack dam and tour the power plant in the Kimbles section of Hawley, PA. This weekend, for Wally Lake Fest, the public will be given that opportunity by PPL naturalists, engineers and educators. Tours are offered just once a year to the public […]
Every spring, Pennsylvania’s school children are venturing outside of the classroom on field trips. PPL’s preserves host many trips at our learning centers, power plant facilities and hiking trails. At Lake Wallenpaupack, we welcomed Stourbridge Elementary School’s second graders and Wallenpaupack High School’s ninth graders for their field trips. Stourbridge’s children learned why the lake […]
Dr. Anita Collins spoke to a group of concerned citizens this past Saturday, May 18 at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center. She has been studying bees for 30 years and is currently conducting research for Penn State University. What they have learned about colony collapse disorder is that it’s complex. There is no one, […]
Sixty students in twelve teams from 5 high schools participated in the 27th Annual Pike-Wayne Envirothon yesterday at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center. Included in this competition, students enjoyed a pizza lunch, bear tagging demonstration, live animals presentation and at the end of the day, an ice cream party. Throughout the school year, these […]
Our staff at the preserves plans and conducts a variety of educational programs focusing on the natural environment, natural and cultural history, energy issues, outdoor skills training and workshops for students and teachers.
PPL’s preserves manage the natural resources entrusted to them in a conscientious manner using sound land management practices. We accomplish this stewardship by managing varied habitats on thousands of acres of PPL land.
At the PPL Environmental Preserves, we provide the public with many recreational and educational opportunities to enjoy nature’s beauty. We work with local conservation groups and environmental protection agencies to enhance wildlife habitats and oversee public safety.