By Jill Brubaker Reigh
Hollidaysburg Correspondent 

NatureWorks A Walk in the Park in Hollidaysburg


August 1, 2019

Jill Brubaker Reigh

Beth Futrick and Suzanne Black of the Blair County Conservation District pause in the butterfly garden at NatureWorks Park in Hollidaysburg, where a large bed of flowers shaped like a giant butterfly can be found.

Nature is the first name of this amazing new Hollidaysburg park owned by the Blair County Conservation District (BCCD). Located beside the big red barn on Bedford Street just below Route 36, NatureWorks Park is home to a myriad of wildlife species and agricultural features.

Beth Futrick, BCCD PA Agricultural Ombudsman program manager, invited the Herald on a tour of the approximately 13.5-acre NatureWorks Park to see Phase I of the project. This Environmental Education Park plan includes a Multifunctional Riparian Buffer along the Beaverdam Branch of the Juniata River, Wildlife Grass and P...

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