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Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust

Mission StatementThe mission of the Trust is to protect, restore, and preserve the lands of the Pennypack Creek Valley so that they enhance the quality of residents' lives, remain a natural ecosystem supporting native plants and animals, and become a standard of excellence for innovative ecological restoration and stewardship.

Contact Information

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust
2955 Edge Hill Rd
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006-5022

Phone: (215) 657-0830
Fax: (215) 657-1679


Year Founded1970
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1990
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of OperationPennypack Creek watershed (tributary to Delaware River)
Number of Full-time Staff5
Number of Supporters1100
Land Protection PrioritiesHistoric or cultural resources; Open space, in general; Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Water resources, including wetlands

*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices

Counties of Operation:

Pennsylvania: Bucks   Montgomery   Philadelphia  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
PENNSYLVANIA 828 713 88 27

*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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