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Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission StatementThe mission of the Brandywine Conservancy's Environmental Management Center is to conserve the natural and cultural resources of the Brandywine Watershed and other selected areas with a primary emphasis on conservation of water quantity and quality.

Contact Information

Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art - An Accredited Land Trust
PO Box 141
Chadds Ford, PA 19317-0141

Phone: (610) 388-2700 x8393
Fax: (610) 388-1575


Year Founded1967
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1982
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of OperationBrandywine Watershed Pennsylvania Highlands Oxford Area White Clay Creek Northern Delaware
Number of Full-time Staff22
Number of Supporters4000
Land Protection PrioritiesHistoric or cultural resources; Open 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: Berks   Bucks   Chester   Delaware   Lancaster   Montgomery  
Delaware: New Castle  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
DELAWARE 1,854 30 1,824 -
PENNSYLVANIA 39,636 2,317 32,635 4,684

*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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