Stronger Economies, Stronger Communities
The Benefit of Growing Greener Funding for Pennsylvania

Executive Summary

Pennsylvania created the Growing Greener program to provide funding to protect farms, forests and open space from sprawling development. Stronger Economies, Stronger Communities: The Benefits of Growing Greener Funding for Pennsylvania illustrates the environmental and economic benefits of renewing the state’s cornerstone conservation programs by highlighting past successes in protecting Pennsylvania’s environmental resources and historic places. Increased funding for Growing Greener would bring further benefits to areas across the state.