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PALTA is coming to Lancaster May 4th – May 6th

Statewide Land & Water Conservation Conference Comes to Lancaster Conservation experts from across the state and beyond will descend on Lancaster for the  2017 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference which will be held May 4-6 at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton.

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Upcoming Preserve Work Days

Climbers Run Work Days: (Lydia Martin/Dave Myer/Greg Wilson – Donegal Trout Unlimited) Wed-Fri, April 26-29 Prep for Pennsylvania Land Trust Association Conference (PALTA) Fishing Creek – Drumore Township Park: (Greg Wilson – Donegal Trout Unlimited) Saturday, March 25, 2017 9-Noon

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Nature Hike at Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

Spring means it’s Nature Hike time at Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve! Join us as we learn more about what this preserve is known far and wide for…Wildflowers! Shenks Ferry Nature Hike

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WQVC Stream Invertebrates Workshop

  WQVC Stream Invertebrates Workshop  

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Suburban Landscape Workshop

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Celebrating the Protection of the Susquehanna Riverlands

On Friday, January 20th, the Lancaster County Conservancy gathered its partners and supporters at the Drumore Estate in southern Lancaster County to celebrate a project that began 20 years ago resulting in 100’s of acres of land being transferred by

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Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Grant Awarded to LCC!

LCC is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded LCC a grant to protect 44 acres of forestland adjacent to Steinman Run Nature Preserve. These funds will be matched with grant funds from the

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Join us for an Extraordinary Party to Save Nature!

Click Here To Donate on November 18th!

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Extraordinary Give

Please remember us on the Extraordinary Give, November 18th! Go to extragive.org for more details and to donate to the Lancaster County Conservancy during the event.  

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Saving Trees, Saving Nature

Dear Friend, Can you believe this exquisite oak tree started from a tiny acorn more than 150 years ago? A squirrel could have eaten the acorn. Drought could have starved it of water. And a strong wind could have blown

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Hands Woods Clean Up

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Climbers Run Volunteer Workday

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Stream Invertebrates Workshop

The Water Quality Volunteer Coalition Presents a Stream Invertebrates Workshop FREE Public Event for Middle School Students to Adults Saturday, April 2, 2016. 8:30 – 2:30 pm Susquehanna Riverlands Research & Education Center, Climbers Run Nature Preserve Come learn how

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Climbers Run Volunteer Day

Saturday, February 20, 2016. For questions or to RSVP please contact Lydia Martin lmartin@lancasterconservancy.org  

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Nature Journaling at the Ware Center

In partnership with Millersville University – Adult Learning Classes In this class you will learn how to keep your own nature journal and practice journaling through observation, writing, sketching and painting, or taking pictures, as you learn to see more in the environment.

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Greider’s Run Workdays

Volunteers are needed to help with tasks such as trash pickup, invasive species management, etc. at Greider’s Run Nature Preserve, our 1-acre nature preserve, located along Route 222 (West Lampeter). All work days are weather permitting and will take place

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Welsh Mountain Nature Preserve is officially OPEN!

The Welsh Mountain launch party took place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 with approximately 90 donors in attendance. Among the speakers were: Dennis P. Stuckey and Craig E. Lehman, Lancaster County Commissioners; State Representative David H. Zimmerman, District 99; Joe

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Entomological Society Annual Meeting

Join the Entomological Society of Pennsylvania for their Annual Meeting! Location: Climbers Run Nature Preserve, 226 Frogtown Road, Pequea, PA 17565 Time: Friday, November 6, from noon to Saturday, November 7, at 3 p.m. Please contact David McNaughton, ESP President, davmcnaugh@pa.gov (717)

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Discover Nature Challenge – Photo Contest and Mini BioBlitz

** REMINDER **  The Discover Nature Challenge will be coming to an end on October 31st, 2015!   Please remember to send in your photos and/or mini BioBlitz sheets.  There are prizes for the winners!  It is a beautiful time to

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Conservancy Events for October 2015

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES! Climbers Run Nature Preserve Susquehanna Riverlands Research & Education Center Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9am-2pm LCC & DTU Volunteer Work Date – Volunteers are needed to plant trees/shrubs, install tree shelters, help with other activities, etc.; we

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Ladies Fly Fishing Clinic

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Summer Camp, June-August 2015 Lancaster Recreation Center

Summer Camp – Lancaster Recreation  Center

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Wild Again – Nature Connection Camp

Wild Again Nature Connection Camp Instructor: Keith Wilson, Nature Mentor Children ages 10 to 12 will be re-introduced to a most human birthright: dynamic awareness of nature. Join Nature Mentor, Keith Wilson in rediscovering the joy and power in seeing

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2015 Watershed Expo!

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Susquehanna Riverlands Expedition

Lancaster County Conservancy & North Bay Adventure! A few details about the North Bay Trip … This trip is for middle school age kids. Provided: All gear … paddling devices, life jackets, food, tents, etc. You may provide sleeping bag

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LCC – Portable Sawmill Event

Lancaster County Conservancy – Portable Sawmill event Location: Climbers Run Preserve 226 Frogtown Road   Pequea, PA 17565 Monday, June 29 at 9:00 AM LCC – Portable Sawmill Event #2 Information

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Annual Members Picnic and Meeting!

Click here for directions to picnic parking.  

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Paddle Boat Tours!

        The Petroglyphs Paddle Tour Sunday June 21, 10am – 4pm The Native American Rock Art is visible on several large rocks located in the Susquehanna River on Lake Aldred. This paddle tour will embark from Pequea,

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Native Plants in the Landscape

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville University Thursday, June 4th – Saturday, June 6 The 24th Native Plants in the Landscape Conference brings together a diverse group of presenters and one-of-a kind field trips for local professionals and

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Lower Susquehanna American Chestnut Restoration Events

Saturday, May 2nd we will plant BC1 chestnuts at the House Rock preserve a mile south of Pequea, PA. We will plant from 9AM until 3 PM or until finished. Directions:  Go past the end of House Rock Rd. &

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Volunteer Work Day at Climbers Run Saturday, May 30th

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LCC – Portable Sawmill Event

Lancaster County Conservancy – Portable Sawmill event Location: Climbers Run Preserve 226 Frogtown Road Pequea, PA 17565 Saturday, May 23, 9am-3pm Rain date: Saturday, May 30, 9am-3pm LCC – Portable Sawmill Event Information

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Spring BioBlitz *See the BioBlitz Page under the News & Events Tab

BioBlitz – Spring 2015 Climbers Run Nature Preserve 226 Frogtown Road, Pequea, PA 17565 Join the Lancaster County Conservancy for the 2015 Spring BioBlitz on May 16th and 17th at Climbers Run Nature Preserve, home of the new Susquehanna Riverlands

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Volunteer Work Day – Climbers Run Nature Preserve

Join us for a Volunteer Work Day at Climbers Run Nature Preserve – Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9 am -2 pm! Volunteer Work Day Information

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