Dept. of Environmental Protection

Commonwealth News Bureau
Room 308, Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg PA., 17120




John Repetz, DEP



ADVISORY – HARRISBURG – TUESDAY – Wolf Administration Participates in Groundbreaking for Capital Area Greenbelt Improvement Projects

Harrisburg, PA – Tomorrow, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn will join other state, county, and local officials to announce improvements to the Capital Area Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a safe 20-mile loop trail through and around Harrisburg.

Totaling more than $7 million, the improvements projects will help connect communities, reduce stream erosion issues, create a safer trail, and make for a healthier environment. Projects will address safety and accessibility improvements to trail intersections; development of a new Susquehanna riverside trail connecting Dauphin County’s Wildwood Park with Fort Hunter Park; stream bank restoration along the Paxtang Parkway; and greenbelt trail repaving.

WHAT: DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell and DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn will participate in a groundbreaking for Capital Area Greenbelt improvements
WHEN: March 27, 2018, 11:00 AM
WHERE: The Five Senses Garden, Capital Area Greenbelt, Route 441, Swatara Township, Harrisburg, PA  17111