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]