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Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
PO Box 218
Hawley, PA, 18428
Phone: (570) 226-3164
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Dhc logo vertical Accredited

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1994
Number of Staff 5
PA Counties of Operation Pike, Wayne
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
To conserve the forests, farmland, clean waters, and wildlife habitat of the Upper Delaware River region.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 13,921
Acres Owned 73
Acres Under Easement 8,974
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 4,874
Other Acres Protected‡

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.