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Earth Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
101 South Main Street
Ashley, PA, 18706-1506
Phone: (570) 823-3445
Fax: (570)823-8270
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1992
PA Counties of Operation Luzerne
Adopted S&P no

Mission or Purpose
EC is a non-profit organization committed to the reclamation and return of 16,000 acres of former coal company-owned land to the region. It collaborates with local communities, government agencies, educational institutions, and the private sector to spearhead the creation and implementation of plans that restore the land's economic, recreational, residential and ecological value.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 19,300
Acres Owned 8,000
Acres Under Easement 300
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 8,000
Other Acres Protected‡ 3,000

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.

† 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.