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Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation

Contact Information
94 Sanctuary Road
Lake Ariel, PA, 18436
Phone: (570) 689-9494
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1966
Number of Staff 2
PA Counties of Operation Wayne
Adopted S&P no

Mission or Purpose
The mission of Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation is to preserve the natural beauty of Lake Lacawac, its watershed and surrounding lands, to conduct long-term research on natural systems as part of a global effort to understand and protect the Earth’s biodiversity, and to increase appreciation of this effort through innovative, field-based educational programs for students, teachers, and the community.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 1,100
Acres Owned 550
Acres Under Easement 550
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡

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.