WeConservePA has released the biennial Pennsylvania land trust census report. Highlights from the report found that between 2012 and 2021, land trusts in Pennsylvania:
- Conserved 208,026 acres – 325 square miles;
- Conserved 57 acres per day – an average of 20,803 acres per year;
- Increased land conservation by 25.5%;
- Completed 325 land acquisitions, protecting 47,366 acres;
- Completed 1,453 easements conserving 70,872 acres;
- Transferred 89,835 acres to government for parks, game lands, and other public spaces.