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DCNR to Host Guided Hikes in State Parks, Forests Jan. 1 as Part of the “First Day Hike” Initiative

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will host dozens of guided hikes in state parks and forests on January 1st to help ring in the new year. WESA’s Julia Zenkevich reports the events are part of the nationwide “First Day Hike” effort.

A list of Pennsylvania's First Day Hike events is available here. Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/30/22)

Julia Zenkevich is a general assignment reporter for 90.5 WESA. She first joined the station as a production assistant on The Confluence, and more recently served as a fill-in producer for The Confluence and Morning Edition. She’s a life-long Pittsburgher, and attended the University of Pittsburgh.