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Lackawanna Valley Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
2006 N. Main Ave., 2nd Floor
Scranton, PA, 18501-0368
Phone: (570) 207-7608
Web: http://www.lrca.org
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1995
PA Counties of Operation Lackawanna, Luzerne
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Lackawanna Valley Conservancy exists to promote the conservation of watershed lands, forest, wetlands, natural areas, historical, scenic, and recreational resources in the Lackawanna Valley.   To further this mission the Conservancy works closely with the Lackawanna River Corridor Association, the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority and other agencies interested in the conserving our valley's resources.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 30,219
Acres Owned 150
Acres Under Easement 44
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 25
Other Acres Protected‡ 30,000

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2015.


Notes
† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.