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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission StatementWestern PA 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.

Contact Information

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust
800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4718

Phone: (412) 288-2777
Fax: (412) 281-1792


Year Founded1932
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1982
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of Operation
Number of Full-time Staff144
Number of Supporters11097
Land Protection PrioritiesHistoric or cultural resources; Urban parks, gardens or open spaces; Working farms or ranchlands; Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Recreation lands; Water resources, including wetlands; Working forest lands

*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices

Counties of Operation:

Pennsylvania: Allegheny   Armstrong   Beaver   Bedford   Blair   Butler   Cambria   Cameron   Centre   Clarion   Clearfield   Clinton   Crawford   Dauphin   Elk   Erie   Fayette   Forest   Franklin   Fulton   Greene   Huntingdon   Indiana   Jefferson   Juniata   Lawrence   Mckean   Mercer   Potter   Somerset   Venango   Warren   Washington   Westmoreland  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
PENNSYLVANIA 226,272 11,340 30,331 184,601

*This figure includes land that has been acquired by land trusts — whether through purchase, donation or by another means — and subsequently has been transferred to a public agency. It also includes land protected through other methods such as negotiating and preparing for acquisition by other organizations or agencies.

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