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Thank You!

THANK YOU to everyone who attended and contributed to our annual Dine on Harvest Moon celebration. Together we raised funds that will continue to support our mission…because clean air, fresh water and wild places are vital to every generation. This

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Partners for Place

The Lancaster County Conservancy is pleased to partner with the Lancaster County Planning Commission and other local leaders to develop a new Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. We urge all our supporters and friends to participate in this process. Let the

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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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Welsh Mountain Nature Preserve Opening Soon!

Directions From Lancaster City, PA: Take PA-23 E/E Chestnut Street to US 30 W. Take the exit onto US-222 W toward Ephrata/Reading. Take the US-322 exit toward Ephrata and turn right onto US-322 E/Division Highway for approximately 7.5 miles. Turn

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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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Appointment of LCC’s Kate Gonick to the Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force!

Kate Gonick, In-House Counsel and Director of Land Protection for the Lancaster County Conservancy was recently appointed to the Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF) for the Historical, Cultural, and Tribal Workgroup by John Quigley, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of

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Tucquan Glen Overuse

Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve’s current high rate of use is damaging the land and working against the Lancaster County Conservancy’s (LCC) stewardship mission: to carefully manage our lands for the health of the ecosystem, the enjoyment of the public, and

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Summer Camp, June-August 2015 Lancaster Recreation Center

Summer Camp – Lancaster Recreation  Center

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Summer Camp at Climbers Run!

It was a great first month of summer camp at Climbers Run as we focused on working with pre-schoolers and early elementary age children. We thank everyone whose support has created this special and greatly needed opportunity for children of

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ATTENTION VISITORS TO THE TUCQUAN GLEN AND PYFER NATURE PRESERVE!

The bridge at River Road has been reopened!  Detours are no longer needed. Currently, and lasting for about a month (until mid-July), River Road is closed at the Tucquan Creek Bridge for construction. The Tucquan Glen parking areas cannot be

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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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Poems and Reflection on Climbers Run – By Marticville Middle School students

Elle Miller Kaitlyn Stauffer Rachel Collison Alex Roth

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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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ATTENTION VISITORS TO TUCQUAN GLEN & PYFER NATURE PRESERVE

ATTENTION!  Parking Information for visitors to Tucquan Glen & Pyfer Nature Preserve

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Landview – Summer 2015

   

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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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Landview – Spring 2015

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Volunteer Work Day at Climbers Run Saturday, May 30th

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Annual Report – 2014 –

Annual Report

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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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Environmental Rights Symposium

Environmental Rights Symposium

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Atlantic Sunrise FERC Filing

Pipeline Application submitted to FERC You can view the filing through the link below.  Please note that all correspondence with FERC should now use Atlantic Sunrise Project CP15-138. On 3/31/2015, the following Filing was submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory

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