The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association has finalized the 2nd edition of the Model Access Easement for Environmental Stewardship and posted it at The first edition was developed to help organizations secure long-term access to land for remediating the effects of abandoned mine drainage. For the second edition, the model’s provisions have been modified to facilitate customizations of the model for other types of environmental stewardship projects. The model also has been updated to reflect changes in state law and received a host of miscellaneous improvements.