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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Phone: (412) 288-2777
Fax: (412) 281-1792
Web: http://www.paconserve.org
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1932
PA Counties of Operation Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Potter, Somerset, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protects and restores exceptional places to provide our region with clean waters and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas for the benefit of present and future generations. The Conservancy creates green spaces and gardens, contributing to the vitality of our cities and towns, and preserves Fallingwater, a symbol of people living in harmony with nature.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 251,514
Acres Owned 12,696
Acres Under Easement 36,128
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 197,740
Other Acres Protected‡ 4,950

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.