Conserve Mount Nittany with a Centre Gives 2021 Gift

Mount Nittany is yours, and your gift today (before 9pm!) will help conserve the Mountain in its natural state for all to hike and love. We founded the Mount Nittany Conservancy with the conviction that…

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Tom Smyth, In Memoriam

Tom Smyth, 2011 Friend of the Mountain Awardee.

Penn Stater Magazine memorialized the late Tom Smyth in its July/August 2020 issue with this profile. Mount Nittany’s Tom Smyth Overlook is named in his honor.

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Work Parties in October 2019

Scenes from the trail during the Mount Nittany Conservancy volunteer work parties in October 2019. The first photo features nine women from Penn State Gamma Sigma Sigma, and the second photo features members of the…

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Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy Work Party

Scenes from the trail during the Mount Nittany Conservancy volunteer work party with Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy. Saint Joe’s did a great job helping clear downed trees along the outer trail loop (until we ran…

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Le Mont: ‘The End of the Mountain’

Lemont is the community at the base of Mount Nittany. The following are experts from the History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania by Linn, John Blair, 1831-1899. It was published in 1883. It explains how…

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Mount Nittany and the Goodyear blimp

Steve Blake shared these photos of Mount Nittany earlier today, just hours prior to the Penn State/Ohio State Whiteout at Beaver Stadium.

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‘Inspiriting Mount Nittany’

Tom Shakely spoke to the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) on February 14, 2018 on Mount Nittany’s significance and historical conservation efforts. As part of his presentation, Tom presented Penn State’s undergraduate student government with…

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Centred Outdoors Hikes the Mountain

As part of the 2017 Centred Outdoors program, groups were given guided hikes to the Mike Lynch Overlook on Sunday, August 3 and Wednesday August 6, 2017. Escorted by Mt. Nittany Conservancy members, 115 hikers…

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Patrick Scholl, Emeritus Board Member

We have the saddest of news to share today. One of Mt. Nittany’s staunchest friends, Patrick Scholl, passed away on March 13, 2016. Patrick along with his wife Jan were great supporters of the Mountain.…

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Newsletters, 2007-14

Archives of our annual newsletters that ran from 2007-14. December 2014 December 2013 December 2012 December 2011 December 2010 December 2009 December 2008 December 2007

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Oak Hall Regional Park Viewing Station

The Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority and Centre Region COG held a Grand Opening of Oak Hall Regional Park, located at 120 Linden Hall Road, Boalsburg, PA on Saturday, May 2. Joining in the celebration,…

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Centre Gives 2015

From Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:00 am to Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 6:00 pm, the Centre Foundation will hold its fourth-annual 36-hour Centre Gives fundraiser during which you can go online to https://www.centregives.org/ and use…

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December 2014 Mount Nittany News

Members and friends of the Conservancy recently received in the mail our Fall newsletter from the Conservancy. The following articles were included in the newsletter: Rain Can’t Dampen 2014 Mt. Nittany Marathon Fast becoming known as…

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Ehrlich Pest Control of Yellow Jackets Near Station 10

The Mount Nittany Conservancy would like to extend a grateful THANK YOU to Ehrlich Pest Control Service of State College PA. A recent work party on the Mountain was attacked and stung by many yellow…

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