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Merrill W. Linn Land & Waterways Conservancy

Mission StatementPreservation of land and waterways in Union and contiguous counties of Pennsylvania with primary emphasis on Union, Snyder and upper Northumberland counties for scientific, historic, educational, ecological, recreational, agricultural and scenic or open space opportunities.

Contact Information

Merrill W. Linn Land & Waterways Conservancy
PO Box 501
Lewisburg, PA 17837-0501

Phone: (570) 524-8666
Fax: (570) 524-8743


Year Founded1988
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1988
Adopted S&P*Yes
Number of Full-time Staff0
Number of Supporters280
Land Protection PrioritiesOpen space, in general; Working farms or ranchlands; Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Water resources, including wetlands; Working forest lands

*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices

Counties of Operation:

Pennsylvania: Northumberland   Union  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
PENNSYLVANIA 864 34 830 -

*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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