Merrill W. Linn Land & Waterways Conservancy

Land Trusts

We Conserve PA Member
Mission or Purpose

The mission of the Merrill Linn Conservancy is to preserve the land and waterways of Union, Snyder and upper Northumberland counties for scientific, historic, educational, ecological, recreational, agricultural, scenic, or open space opportunities through cooperative agreements with landowners.

Contact Information

PO Box 501
Lewisburg, PA, 17837
570 524-8666
http://www.linnconservancy.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1988

Number of Staff

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

1,623

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

33

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

1,384

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

36

Other Acres Protected‡

170

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.