Lackawanna Valley Conservancy
|The purpose of the Lackawanna Valley Conservancy is to protect, preserve, and acquire, for the benefit of the general public, natural resources in the Lackawanna Valley and nearby areas in Northeast PA. Also to acquire, protect, and preserve historical, cultural, and scenic sites and resources and to educate the public regarding the conservation of these resources.|
|Lackawanna Valley Conservancy|
PO Box 368
Scranton, PA 18501-0368
Phone: (570) 207-7608
Fax: (570) 207-7590
|Land Trust Alliance Member Since||1997|
|Area of Operation||Lackawanna Valley Conservancy operates primarily within the Lackawanna River Watershed, a 350 square mile area in portions of Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne and Susquehanna Counties in Northeast PA.|
|Number of Full-time Staff|
|Number of Supporters||60|
|Land Protection Priorities||Historic or cultural resources; Open space, in general; Urban parks, gardens or open spaces; 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
*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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