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French Creek Valley Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission Statementto preserve the environmental integrity of the French Creek watershed and its environs, and to advance the protection of natural resources in the watershed to the aesthetic, ecological, recreational, and economic benefit of the citizens of the area.

Contact Information

French Creek Valley Conservancy - An Accredited Land Trust
301 Chestnut St
Meadville, PA 16335-3207

Phone: (814) 337-4321
Fax: (814) 337-4321


Year Founded1982
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1996
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of Operation
Number of Full-time Staff2
Number of Supporters300
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: Crawford   Erie   Mercer   Venango  
New York: Chautauqua  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
NEW YORK 60 - 60 -
PENNSYLVANIA 1,482 339 680 463

*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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