Lackawanna River Conservation Association

Land Trust

We Conserve PA Member
Mission or Purpose

The Lackawanna Valley Conservancy’s mission is to involve citizens of the Lackawanna River Watershed with conservation and stewardship of the River, its tributaries and water resources. Our goals defining our non profit are to clean up and conserve the River environment, aid in the development of the 40-mile Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, create stakeholder partnerships, and promote environmental education, conservation studies, and research.

Contact Information

2043 North Main Avenue
Scranton, PA, 18501
(570) 207-7608

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded


PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P


Land Conservation Figures in PA
Total Acres Conserved


Acres Owned


Acres Under Easement


Acres Transferred to Public Agency†


Other Acres Protected‡


Figures accurate as of 01/01/2020


† 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.