Rivers of Steel and RiverQuest Announce Plans to Merge

Rivers of Steel Intends to Acquire RiverQuest as part of National Heritage Area Program for Southwestern Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - June 22, 2015 – Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation, managers of the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, and RiverQuest which operates Explorer and its popular river-based environmental sciences program, announced today that the two non-profit organization’s boards of directors have approved pursuing a merger of the two organizations. This announcement comes more than a year after RiverQuest publically announced they were seeking a merger partner. That announcement led to a series of negotiations and studies between the two groups, culminating in today’s announcement of the intent to merge.

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Proud to be from Pittsburgh!

Peggy Finnegan of WPXI-TV recently featured RiverQuest on the "Proud to be from Pittsburgh!" segment of Channel 11 News.  You can view the segment on the net at www.wpxi.com/s/pittsburghproud.