Lackawanna Valley Conservancy

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
http://www.lrca.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1995

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

30,224

Conserved Acres in PA

155

Acres Under Easement

44

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

25

Other Acres Protected‡

30,000

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.