Allegheny Valley Conservancy
Mission or Purpose
The goals of the Allegheny Valley Conservancy are: *To protect the water quality of the Allegheny River and French Creek watersheds; *To preserve open space in the region; *To protect the scenic beauty of the watersheds; *To protect and conserve valuable and productive agricultural and forested land; *To preserve historically significant areas in the watershed; *To enhance the quality of life for residents of the region; *To protect lands significant to economic development through recreational tourism goals of: The Allegheny Valley Trails Association, The Oil Heritage Region, The Allegheny River as a National Wild and Scenic River, The Oil Region Tourism Promotion Agency *To promote land stewardship through public education and technical assistance
PO Box 96
Franklin, PA, 16323
(814) 432-4476 Ext. 121
Type of Organization
Land Conservation Figures in PA
Total Acres Conserved
Acres Under Easement
Other Acres Protected‡
Figures accurate as of 01/01/2020
† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and then 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.