Good Natured Blog

Good Natured Blog
  • Southwestern PA XC Skier Hopes to Inspire You to Enjoy the Sport on State Lands

    Long-time cross-country skier and state lands enthusiast, Jim Sota, got his first real taste of the sport more than 40 years ago.

  • Recognizing the Conservation Work of Black CCC Companies in PA

    From 1933 to 1942, hundreds of thousands of unemployed men worked as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps in 151 camps in PA.

  • A Role Model for Multiple Generations to Gather and Play

    Tucked in the Nippenose Valley is a former red brick elementary school, an example of a strong public-private partnership.

  • Native Roses Aren’t Red

    Long-stemmed red roses are a favorite Valentine’s Day gift among sweethearts. But did you know that Pa. has many native roses growing wild?

  • Rail Trails in PA: Using Resources from the Past to Connect Our Future

    Have you ever spent time enjoying a Pennsylvania rail trail? The opportunities at rail trails are nearly endless!