DCNR Recognizes Boy Scout Peter Livengood With Conservation Award For Projects In And Near Ohiopyle State Park

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Wednesday recognized Boy Scout Peter Livengood with a Conservation Award for projects he organized in and around Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County.

Livengood completed 4 conservation projects this year as part of an effort to qualify for the Boy Scout’s William T. Hornaday Silver Award.  The projects included--

-- Restoring Blooming Bioswales For A Better Youghiogheny River In Ohiopyle Borough

-- Restoring The Understory At Ohiopyle State Park’s Kentuck Campground

-- Setting Up A Raptor Observation Area On Chestnut Ridge Near Uniontown

-- Saving Cranberry Glade Lake

Livengood, a 12th grade, homeschooled student from near Ohiopyle, has been a Boy Scout since 2013 in Troop #687 in Farmington and lives on a small family farm. 

He has been a certified Conservation Ambassador by the PA Wildlife Leadership Academy since 2015, attended the Penn State Conservation Leadership School in 2016 and 2017, is a member of the Allegheny Plateau Audubon Society and was appointed to the Governor's Youth Advisory Council on Hunting, Fishing and Conservation

He can be contacted by sending email to: PeterE.Livengood@gmail.com.

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[Posted: Oct. 4, 2018]


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