Lancaster Conservancy

Land Trusts

We Conserve PA Member
Accredited Group
Mission or Purpose

The mission of the Lancaster County Conservancy is to save and steward the ecosystems and landscapes upon which we depend for food, clean water and air, economic and public health, and the restoration of soul and spirit.

Contact Information

117 S. West End Avenue
Lancaster, PA, 17608-0716
(717) 392-7891
http://www.lancasterconservancy.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1969

Number of Staff

12

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

6,706

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

5,208

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

916

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

432

Other Acres Protected‡

150

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.