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Lackawanna Valley Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
2043 North Main Avenue
Scranton, PA, 18501
Phone: (570) 207-7608
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1995
PA Counties of Operation Lackawanna, Luzerne
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Lackawanna Valley Conservancy's mission is to involve citizens of the Lackawanna River Watershed with conservation and stewardship of the River, its tributaries and water resources. Our goals defining our non profit are to clean up and conserve the River environment, aid in the development of the 40-mile Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, create stakeholder partnerships, and promote environmental education, conservation studies, and research.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 30,224
Acres Owned 155
Acres Under Easement 44
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 25
Other Acres Protected‡ 30,000

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.