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North Central PA Greenways

The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (North Central), in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), provides funding under the commission’s Greenways Implementation Block Grant Program (NCGIG).

This program enables North Central to coordinate the advancement of recreation, conservation and heritage initiatives throughout the local development district of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties.

Through the competitive mini-grant program, funding is provided for smaller conservation and natural resource-based projects that implement the overall recommendations, as identified in the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways Plan.

North Central is pleased to announce that they have 
been awarded funding from DCNR to update the North
Central Pennsylvania Greenways Plan. The Request for
Proposals announcement can be found here!

2021 Mini Grants – NOW AVAILABLE!

Visit the Funding Announcement for more information.

DCNR News

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources finalized the 2020-2024 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, which is the blueprint for delivering outdoor recreation services in PA for the next five years. The 2020-2024 outdoor recreation plan will be used by state agencies, local governments, and other recreation providers to guide outdoor recreation programs, policies, and projects.


This site is a joint effort of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission; and Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter Counties.