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Allegheny Valley Conservancy

Contact Information
PO Box 96
Franklin, PA, 16323
Phone: (814) 432-4476 Ext. 121

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 2003
PA Counties of Operation Forest, Venango, Warren
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The goals of the Allegheny Valley Conservancy are: *To protect the water quality of the Allegheny River and French Creek watersheds; *To preserve open space in the region; *To protect the scenic beauty of the watersheds; *To protect and conserve valuable and productive agricultural and forested land; *To preserve historically significant areas in the watershed; *To enhance the quality of life for residents of the region; *To protect lands significant to economic development through recreational tourism goals of: The Allegheny Valley Trails Association, The Oil Heritage Region, The Allegheny River as a National Wild and Scenic River, The Oil Region Tourism Promotion Agency *To promote land stewardship through public education and technical assistance

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 888
Acres Owned 231
Acres Under Easement 632
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡ 25

Figures accurate as of 1/1/2020.

† 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.