Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Overview

This Land Trust is Accredited

Our Mission

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protects and restores exceptional places to provide our region with clean waters and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas for the benefit of present and future generations. The Conservancy creates green spaces and gardens, contributing to the vitality of our cities and towns, and preserves Fallingwater, a symbol of people living in harmony with nature.

Our Staff

Full Time Staff: 150
Part Time Staff: 55

Operational Area and Acreage

Counties of Operation

Pennsylvania Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Dauphin, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other**
Pennsylvania 251,514   12,696   36,128   202,690  

**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.

Quick Facts

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4718

Contact Information

Phone: (412) 288-2777
Fax: (412) 281-1792
Email: wpc@paconserve.org
Website

History

Founded in: 1932
Alliance member since: 1982

This organization has adopted the 2004 Standards & Practices

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