Central Pennsylvania Conservancy
|The purpose of this corporation shall be to promote conservation of natural resources and agriculture in the Central Pennsylvania area through development of public awareness, education, scientific research, and cooperation with local and state governments in developing programs for environmental improvement and (a) the acquiring and protecting of open space; (b) encouraging and sustaining an environment of cooperation; (c) identifying and preserving unique and publicly valued natural and historic resources in the region, including flora, fauna, geologic and historic features. (d) preserving agricultural lands.|
|Land Trust Alliance Member Since||1992|
|Number of Full-time Staff||1|
|Number of Supporters||1,327|
|Land Protection Priorities||Historic or cultural resources; 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
*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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