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Lackawanna River Corridor Association

Contact Information
2006 N. Main Ave.
Scranton, PA, 18501
Phone: (570) 347-6311
Fax: (570) 207-7590
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Contact: Bernard McGurl

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Watershed Association
Year Founded 1987
Number of Staff 4
PA Counties of Operation Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wayne

Mission or Purpose
Lackawanna River Corridor Association's mission is to involve citizens of our watershed with conservation and stewardship of the River, its tributaries and water resources. Five goals define the mission: 1. Clean up the River environment; 2. Aid in the development of the 40-mile Lackawanna River Heritage Trail; 3. Create partnerships among government, businesses and community groups promoting conservation and recreation; 4. Develop partnerships with schools, universities, and the general public to promote environmental and conservation education to better understand our relationship with the local environment; 5. Advocate for the conservation of open space and natural habitat throughout the watershed.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Acres Under Easement

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.