PA Wilds Made

May 5, 2022

The Anagama Kiln: A Unique Chance to Fire Pottery, Commune with Artists

Using an anagama kiln is a rare opportunity to produce pieces which have a certain "look" often sought after by artists and collectors alike. It's also a special time to commune with fellow clay artists, share a drink or two, and even eat a turkey roasted in a pit. Gary Greenburg (known as "Greeny" by his students) offers an opportunity for his art class at Clarion University to take part in the adventure of firing a wood kiln for three straight days. Student and artisan Nicole St. Laurent shares her experience.

April 5, 2022

Remote work initiative launches in Pennsylvania Wilds community

Piloting in summer 2022 in the PA Wilds community of Bellefonte, The Wilds Are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience will allow remote workers to live, work, volunteer, and explore all that the rural area has to offer. Applications are now open through April 30 to participate in the July 2022 Remote Lifestyle Experience.

May 25, 2021

Live Music and Outdoor Dining are just the beginning for May 28th Friday in the ‘Fonte

Downtown Bellefonte will kick off its 2021 Friday in the ‘Fonte Summer Series on May 28, 2021. The series will feature free live music, pop-up outdoor beverage and dining spaces, kids activities and historic walking tours.

March 12, 2021

Calder: The Elk Country town that never was

There was a community called Calder once, except there wasn’t. It would be located in in Elk Country if it existed. But it never did, and now some of the few remnants of it is visible in the present-day I-80 Frontier.

February 24, 2021

Signals In Stone: Mystery cairns along the I-80 Frontier

Just off the I-80 Frontier in Clinton County, off in state game lands, are organized piles of large rocks, or cairns. What you can’t tell is how old they are or who built them. And that’s the mystery.

February 17, 2021

Lynn Hall: ‘Fallingwater’ in the Pennsylvania Wilds

Along Route 6 in the PA Wilds is Lynn Hall, a building with visual similarities and actual ties to Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Fallingwater.

February 4, 2021

5 Valentines Day gifts right from the heart of the PA Wilds

With Valentine's Day around the corner, there is no better place to get a gift for a loved one than the PA Wilds Conservation Shop!

February 2, 2021

Find your next adventure with the new PA Wilds Outdoor Discovery Atlas

The brand new PA Wilds Outdoor Discovery Atlas is the go-to tool for anyone looking to explore the wonders of the PA Wilds. A print companion to, the 50+ page atlas provides inspiration, navigable maps and pertinent travel information for your next trip!

January 22, 2021

Resolutions, PA Wilds style

As the New Year begins, people all over the Pennsylvania Wilds are making resolutions and looking for ways to improve themselves. Lou Bernard took the liberty of looking up the most common New Year’s resolutions, and matching them with some ideas that might help.

January 5, 2021

‘Up Stream’ project brings bold colors — and message — to Elk Country

The Up Stream mural project by the Elk County Conservation District allowed two PA Wilds artists to create public art designed to inspire stewardship in residents and visitors alike.