First ‘Mount Nittany Night’ a Rousing Success

MNC President Vince Verbeke presents Willy with his own piece of the Mountain below. Left-right: Willy Kogelmann, 2010 Friend of the Mountain Awardee; Vince Verbeke MNC President.

Donors, neighbors and board members enjoyed the first annual Mount Nittany Night on Friday, October 1, at the Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery. During the fundraising event, guests sampled delicious wines and appetizers, and the…

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Mount Nittany Night at Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery

You are cordially invited to the first-ever Mount Nittany Night! to support the conservation of Mount Nittany. Friday, October 1, 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery Cost: $30 per person Join us for…

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Central Region Emergency Strike Team (CREST) Provides Information

Getting Information on Safety.

The Mount Nittany Conservancy hosted a grand reopening of Mt. Nittany’s blue and white trails to celebrate installation of a new wayfinding system as well as a new trailhead map and brochures, purchased with a…

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Grand Reopening of Mount Nittany

Grand Reopening Ribbon Cutting. Left-right: Jeff Deitrich, MNC Board Member, Cory Trimm, Penn State Circle K, Dave Fryer, College Township, Blake Gall, MNC Board Member, Willy Kogelmann, Mountain Neighbor, Gary, Gentzler, MNC Board Member, Nathaniel Gray, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, Jon Brooks, MNC Board Member. Missing from the photo are MNC Board Members Bob Andronici, Bob Frick, Tim White as well as Eli Zigon from Phi Mu Delta fraternity.

On an absolutely gorgeous spring day, the Mount Nittany Conservancy hosted a grand reopening of Mt. Nittany’s blue and white trails to celebrate installation of a new wayfinding system as well as a new trailhead…

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Mount Nittany Re-Opening Dedication

MNC President, Vince Verbeke, dedicates the new wayfinding system, as well as new trailhead map and brochures for the Mount Nittany Conservancy at Grand Reopening of Mt. Nittany on May 16, 2010. Here is the…

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Trail Signs and Maps Help Hikers

In the summer of 2009 the Mount Nittany Conservancy (MNC) began installing a wayfinding system of trail signs at critical intersections and points on the paths. In total, we have placed 19 signs on the…

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November 2009 Mount Nittany News

Members and friends of the Conservancy recently received in the mail our Fall newsletter from the Conservancy. A link to the newsletter is below. The following are excerpts from the Trail Signs and Maps to…

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Wayfinder Project Pictures

Blake Gall with his ATV and trailer ready to haul supplies up the Mountain

In the summer of 2009 the Mount Nittany Conservancy (MNC) began installing a wayfinding system of trail signs at critical intersections and points on the paths. In total, we have placed 19 signs on the…

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PA Land Conservation Conference/Confluence 2009

On May 7 – 9, MNC President Vince verbeke attended the 7th Annual Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference/Confluence 2009 co-hosted by the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The conference them was Working…

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The Changing Forest on Mt. Nittany

By Tom Smyth, MNC Board member, November 2008 On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon cars were parked down around the bend on ML Nittany Road and the trails were filled with hikers. As I headed…

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November 2008 Mount Nittany News

Members and friend of the Conservancy recently received in the mail our Fall newsletter from the Conservancy. A link to the newsletter is below. The following are excerpts from Vince Verbeke’s President’s message. The MNC…

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College Township has our Thanks and a Piece of the Mountain

When the Conservancy’s 825 acres was included in the 2008 PA Bureau of Forestry spraying program, we needed time to raise the $13,005 to cover the cost. College Township stepped up to advance the funds…

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