Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust

Land Trusts

We Conserve PA Member
Mission or Purpose

The mission of the Trust and its membership is to protect, restore and preserve the lands of the central Pennypack Creek valley so that they: *remain an enhancement to the quality of visitors’ lives, *remain a vibrant and diverse natural landscape supporting native plant and animal life, and *become the standard of excellence for innovative restoration and stewardship practices to be shared with other individuals and organizations joined in common commitment to the environment.

Contact Information

2955 Edge Hill Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006
(215) 657-0830
http://www.pennypacktrust.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1970

Number of Staff

7

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

828

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

716

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

112

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.