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Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
12 Morris Road
Ambler, PA, 19002
Phone: (215) 646-8866
Web: http://www.wvwa.org
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Wvwa?1467382022

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust, Watershed Association
Year Founded 1957
PA Counties of Operation Montgomery
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
Since 1957, the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association has been the leader in protecting the open space of the Wissahickon Valley, in enhancing its water quality, and in educating people of all ages about environmental concerns.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 1,307
Acres Owned 642
Acres Under Easement 615
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 25
Other Acres Protected‡ 25

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.