This overview of conservation easements, meant for prospective donors, describes the costs and benefits of easements, the importance of land preservation, and the different options for landowners interested in preserving their property. It also details the Central Pennsylvania Conservancy’s process for selecting projects and the organization’s ultimate preservation goals.
This brochure, designed for landowners, provides a summary of the various methods of land preservation.
Sample fundraising letter targeted at prospective donors.
Sample fundraising letter that targets individuals that have given to the organization in the past.
The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy general brochure. What they do, who they are and interesting information about PA caves and karsts.
Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy's most recent newsletter
Regarding appraisal value, warranty and conservation value.
The packet is a compilation of information about the various aspects of land conservation. It defines land trusts and conservation easements, lists the methods of land preservation, explores the costs and benefits of easements, and details the criteria for and process of land donation utilized by The Manada Conservancy.
The Neighborhood Gardens Association is a land trust working to conserve gardens in Philadelphia.
This fact sheet explains the negative impacts of land development near streams and the positive effects that riparian buffers can have on watershed health. In addition, the fact sheet provides instructions for landowners on the establishment and maintenance of stream buffers.