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Countryside Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission StatementCountryside Conservancy is dedicated to protecting lands and water in and near the Tunkhannock Creek Watershed for the public benefit now, and for the future.

Contact Information

Countryside Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust
PO Box 55
La Plume, PA 18440-0055

Phone: (570) 945-6995
Fax: (570) 945-8014


Year Founded1994
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1995
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of OperationTunkhannock Creek Watershed
Number of Full-time Staff1
Number of Supporters450
Land Protection PrioritiesOpen space, in general; 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: Lackawanna   Susquehanna   Wyoming  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
PENNSYLVANIA 1,180 264 882 34

*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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