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Willistown Conservation Trust - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission StatementThe mission of our land trust is to preserve the open land, rural character, scenic, historic and ecologically significant resources of the Willistown area and nearby communities, with particular emphasis on the Crum, Ridley, and Darby Creek watersheds.

Contact Information

Willistown Conservation Trust - An Accredited Land Trust
925 Providence Rd
Newtown Square, PA 19073-1205

Phone: (610) 353-2562
Fax: (610) 325-0869


Year Founded1996
Land Trust Alliance Member Since1995
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of OperationOur land trust operates within the upper watersheds of the Ridley, Crum and Darby Creeks, which are tributaries of the Delaware River
Number of Full-time Staff8
Number of Supporters429
Land Protection PrioritiesHistoric or cultural resources; Open space, in general; Working farms or ranchlands; Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Recreation lands; Water resources, including wetlands

*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices

Counties of Operation:

Pennsylvania: Chester   Delaware  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*
PENNSYLVANIA 2,267 223 2,020 24

*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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