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Merrill W. Linn Land & Waterways Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
PO Box 501
Lewisburg, PA, 17837
Phone: 570 524-8666
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1988
PA Counties of Operation Northumberland, Snyder, Union
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The mission of the Merrill Linn Conservancy is to preserve the land and waterways of Union, Snyder and upper Northumberland counties for scientific, historic, educational, ecological, recreational, agricultural, scenic, or open space opportunities through cooperative agreements with landowners.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 1,679
Acres Owned 33
Acres Under Easement 1,440
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 36
Other Acres Protected‡ 170

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.