Central Pennsylvania Conservancy


This Land Trust is Accredited

Our Mission

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.

Our Focus

Historic_Cultural ; Urban ; Farm_Ranch ; Natural ; Recreation ; Water ; Forests

Our Staff

Full Time Staff: 1
Part Time Staff: 2

Operational Area and Acreage

Counties of Operation

Pennsylvania Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, Snyder

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other**
Pennsylvania 5,420   436   1,590   3,394  

**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

Central Pennsylvania Conservancy

401 E Louther St Ste 308
Carlisle, PA 17013-2652

Contact Information

Phone: (717) 241-4360
Fax: (717) 240-0548
Email: info@centralpaconservancy.org


Founded in: 1981
Alliance member since: 1992

This organization has adopted the 2017 Standards & Practices

This organization has adopted the 2004 Standards & Practices

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