Allegheny Valley Trails Association
|Mission Statement||To acquire, operate maintain and develop available railroad rights-of-way for public non-motorized recreational trail use. To participate in the operation, maintenance and development of public recreational trails for purposes of non-motorized use, such as mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and hiking. And to acquire, maintain and operate property adjacent to abandoned rail-beds for habitat preservation and recreational use.
|Land Trust Alliance Member Since||1993|
|Area of Operation||Allegheny River watershed|
|Number of Full-time Staff||0|
|Number of Supporters||250|
|Land Protection Priorities||Historic or cultural resources; Open space, in general; Recreation lands|
*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices
Counties of Operation
*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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