Wildlands Conservancy

Land Trust

We Conserve PA Member
Accredited Group
Mission or Purpose

The mission of Wildlands Conservancy is to preserve, protect, restore, and enhance the land, water, ecological, and recreational resources of the Lehigh Valley and the Lehigh River valley. The Conservancy fulfills its vision and mission through involvement with many partners in proactive education and advocacy programs, various land-protection and stewardship strategies, science-informed water quality and ecological restoration projects, comprehensive community-planning efforts, and greenway and recreational-trail development.

Contact Information

3701 Orchid Place
Emmaus, PA, 18049
(610) 965-4397
http://www.wildlandspa.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1973

Number of Staff

36

Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures in PA
Total Acres Conserved

47,277

Acres Owned

2,595

Acres Under Easement

7,662

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

37,020

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.

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.