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Schuylkill County Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
PO Box 318
Orwigsburg, PA, 17961-0318
Phone: (570) 622-3742


Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1997
PA Counties of Operation Schuylkill
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Schuylkill County Conservancy is a non-profit 501c3 organization working to protect and enhance the quality of life in Schuylkill County by preserving farmland, open space, rural heritage, streams, wetlands, waterways, forests, historic sites and structures, and other natural resources.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 114
Acres Owned
Acres Under Easement 14
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡ 100

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.


Notes
† 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.