DIY & Hacks

How to watch the solar eclipse in the PA Wilds
March 26, 2024
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How to watch the solar eclipse in the PA Wilds

On April 8, 2024, parts of the world will experience a total solar eclipse… including a small part of the northwestern section of the PA Wilds region! This includes places like Warren and the Allegheny Reservoir, along with parts of Warren County and McKean County.

How is maple syrup made in the PA Wilds?
March 7, 2024
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How is maple syrup made in the PA Wilds?

Maple syrup and other maple products are a big part of Pennsylvania’s agricultural economy… and it sure is sweet to get an inside look at how those products are made. According to the PA Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania produced 178,000 gallons in 2020, 168,000 gallons in 2021 and 164,000 gallons in 2022. That’s just from the approximately 250 producers that sell the product on the market, including some here on the PA Wilds Marketplace!

Paint your favorite PA Wilds view: Julie Mader offers Paint the PA Wilds Watercolor Kits
December 18, 2023
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Paint your favorite PA Wilds view: Julie Mader offers Paint the PA Wilds Watercolor Kits

Pennsylvania Wilds-based artist Julie Mader has partnered with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship to release new art kits called Paint the PA Wilds Watercolor Kits. The kits are now available for purchase on the PA Wilds Marketplace at ShopThePAWilds.com/JulieMader.

Tips for keeping cool in the summer heat
June 1, 2023
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Tips for keeping cool in the summer heat

The kids are out of school, the leaves are green, the vacations are planned… and the temperature is way too hot! We have a few tips for staying cool in the summer heat in the PA Wilds.

How to find more joy in your everyday life
January 24, 2023
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How to find more joy in your everyday life

It can be easy to feel joyful when there is something amazing happening in your life… maybe a vacation, a new grandchild, a promotion or a fun outing with friends. But what about when life feels hum-drum and routine? How can we find moments of joy in our everyday life?

How to stay cool in the summer heat
June 11, 2022
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How to stay cool in the summer heat

The kids are out of school, the leaves are green, the vacations are planned… and the temperature is way too hot! We have a few tips for staying cool in the summer heat in the PA Wilds.

DIY Crescent Moon Wreath Inspired by ECCOTA
September 27, 2021
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DIY Crescent Moon Wreath Inspired by ECCOTA

Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA), located in Elk Country Landscape, recently held a class where participants could create their own Crescent Moon Wreath! Learn how to make your own Crescent Moon wreath in this DIY article courtesy of ECCOTA.