The 9/17 work party was led by Troy Weston, Steve Lyncha and Chad Bell of the MNC with the assistance of volunteers from the Gamma Sig Tau Chapter service fraternity and The Bridge Initiative groups. The groups started out by clearing multiple downed trees across the Blue trail toward the top of the Mountain. Once on top, they continued […]
9/11 Work Party was organized by Penn State University Park Circle K and Council of Lionhearts. Volunteers came from: Gamma Sigma Sigma Tau Chapter The Penn State Rotaract Club The Graduate and Professional Student Association To allow emergency responders open access to Mount Nittany trails, these fine volunteers cleared trails from the Rockview State Prison land […]
As they have many times before, on Saturday, September 3, 2014 a volunteer group from Alpha Phi Omega National Service Sorority assisted the Conservancy with trail maintenance. All hiked, worked hard and made great contribution! The group was led by MNC Directors Blake Gall and Bob Andronici.
We have the saddest of news to share today. One of Mt. Nittany’s staunchest friends, Patrick Scholl, passed away on March 13, 2016. Patrick along with his wife Jan were great supporters of the Mountain. Patrick was a longtime Board Member, and served as Treasurer of the Conservancy from November 2001 to November 2008. Patrick, […]
On Sunday, November 1, 2015 a volunteer group from the Penn State Lion Ambassadors assisted the Conservancy with some trail maintenance. The group was led by Mt. Ambassador Steve Lyncha. MNC Director Chad Bell and Mt. Ambassador Troy Weston also went up with the work party. The small but energetic group cleared brush/limbs along trails. They also removed several dead […]
Saturday, October 24, 2015 saw the Omega Phi Alpha national service sorority assist the Conservancy with much needed trail maintenance. Photo #1 shows the entire team that worked cutting back brush and installing barriers to “erosion risk” areas on the Blue Trail. Photos #2 and #3 shows the smaller group that helped to install a new log seating bench on […]
The Conservancy extends a THANK YOU and JOB WELL DONE to the volunteers who came out to Mt. Nittany during the annual Day of Caring. Volunteers from the following organizations donated their time and efforts on the Mountain. Penn State Federal Credit Union Thermo Fisher Scientific HRG, Inc
MNC was assisted by a great group of 15 volunteers from the Venturing Crew 21 on Saturday August 29th. The Venturing Crew volunteers worked to replace storm damaged water bars on both the White and Blue trail. In addition they cut back brush at top of Mountain that was heavy due to spring rains.
The Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority and Centre Region COG held a Grand Opening of Oak Hall Regional Park, located at 120 Linden Hall Road, Boalsburg, PA on Saturday, May 2. Joining in the celebration, the Mount Nittany Conservancy also unveiled their 5th viewing station in Happy Valley. In addition to the first station at the Bryce […]
On Saturday, May 2, 2015 a volunteer group from Alpha Phi Omega National Service Sorority assisted the Conservancy with some trail maintenance. The group was led by MNC Directors Chad Bell and Doug Wion as well as Mt. Ambassador Steve Lyncha. The group focused on blocking off of the “closed due to erosion” former trail leading to the Mike Lynch Overlook. […]