Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation

Land Trusts

Mission or Purpose
The mission of Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation is to preserve the natural beauty of Lake Lacawac, its watershed and surrounding lands, to conduct long-term research on natural systems as part of a global effort to understand and protect the Earth’s biodiversity, and to increase appreciation of this effort through innovative, field-based educational programs for students, teachers, and the community
Contact Information

94 Sanctuary Road
Lake Ariel, PA, 18436
(570) 689-9494
http://www.lacawac.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1966

Number of Staff

2

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

No

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

1,100

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

550

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

550

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

Other Acres Protected‡

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.