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Dine On Harvest Moon A Roaring Success

On the night of the Harvest Moon, October 6th, the Lancaster Conservancy’s Dine on Harvest Moon gala raised over $217,000 to support the protection of natural lands in Lancaster County.  Funds will be used to support the Conservancy, but nearly

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Susquehanna River Rally Calls for Clean Water

Susquehanna River Rally Calls for Clean Water Organizations join together for upcoming event in Harrisburg  June 13, 2017 – Harrisburg, Pa. – Conservation, recreation and preservation organizations and activists are joining together for a Susquehanna River Rally on Saturday, June

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House Bill HB218 cuts DCNR funding: Call your Senator NOW!

DCNR The House budget bill (HB218) passed and moved to the State Senate for consideration. We are very concerned with the impact of present provisions on our partners at the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and on

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Earth Day Fun!

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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

     

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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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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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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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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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Ladies Fly Fishing Clinic

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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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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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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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3rd Annual Bluebird Informational Evening

The 3rd Annual Bluebird Informational Evening will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Time:  7:00 PM – Calvary Church – 3rd Grade Classroom.  This event is open to everyone! The “Bluebird Man” DVD will be shown and features the

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Lancaster Native Plant & Wildlife Festival 2015

Dear Friends, The Lancaster Native Plant & Wildlife Festival is back with exciting educational activities for the whole family. I am including copies of the announcements for the Kick-off Event on Friday, April 24th (that you should not miss) and

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Volunteer Work Days!

Come volunteer with us!! This coming Thursday, April 9 at Shenks Ferry and/or Saturday, April 11 at Climbers Run. Details below!

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