Fall Trail Town Workshops!

The Trail Town Program® is happy to announce our fall Trail Town Workshops. There will be two workshops held over two weeks covering various topics. Monday, November 9th – Crawford Center, Emlenton, PA – FREE Trip Planning and Marketing – 1:30 – 4:30pm Registration will begin at 1pm. This workshop will feature speakers from, Venture Outdoors, Wilderness Voyagers, Allegheny Outfitters, … Continue reading

How To “Green” Your Business

Most of us realize that human consumption and waste has contributed to the environmental issues we see today. But just how bad are we Americans on the environment? First of all, we’re wasteful—a recent study from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found that the US wastes as much as 61 percent of its energy. Second, we produce more than our … Continue reading

Greening Your Business

Looking to green your business and go sustainable and not sure where to start? Putting together a sustainability plan may seem daunting but actually can be very simple and easy to get started. When looking to start any sustainability plan, ideally you should begin with an assessment. The majority of assessments will look at the functions of the building, equipment … Continue reading

Get Charged Up at Savage River Lodge

This June you will truly be able to travel off the grid in Western Maryland. The Savage River Lodge, a Trail Town Certified Network member, has been an ecotourism destination since 2011 and their commitment to sustainability has gone above and beyond. Guest have the option to stay in sustainably built private cabins or yurts powered by 325 solar panels … Continue reading

Switching to Renewable Energy

Happy Earth Day!! Switching to renewable energy may seem like a challenge. Putting up wind turbines or solar panels may not be ideal for your location or for your wallet. Did you know there are other ways to get your electric from renewable energy? All Pennsylvania residents have the right to choose their electric supplier and where it comes from. … Continue reading