• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

Founded in 1970, the Piscataquog Land Conservancy (PLC) is a private, non-profit land conservation organization dedicated to conserving the land, water and wildlife of twenty-three communities in southern New Hampshire. Comprising just 8% of the state’s land area, the towns and cities we serve are home to 28% of New Hampshire’s people. As of October 2021, PLC holds interests in 132 properties totaling just over 9,242.9 acres of land.

Land Protected

New Hampshire


  • 1970

  • 1990

  • Yes

  • 4

  • 450

  • 99

  • 14


Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.


Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.