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Mourning the loss of Ralph Goodno

We are mourning the loss of our colleague, friend, and leader Ralph Goodno who passed away on Thursday June 12.  To learn more about Ralph’s work in Lancaster County and here at the Conservancy click here. I see Ralph Lori

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Anne Shannon of WGAL comes to Climbers Run (Camp Snyder) in a ‘Learning Matters’ segment

Anne Shannon of WGAL will be conducting a ‘Learning Matters’ report on the Marticville Middle School and their ‘Trout in the Classroom’ project on Wednesday, June 11th at 6:00 p.m.  The brook trout were released at Lancaster County Conservancy’s Climbers Run Nature

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‘Trout In The Classroom’ Project

 Trout-In-The-Classroom /   Video

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Facts and Action- Proposed Williams Pipeline

After May 2 please reference this link for all pipeline updates                       Posted June 10:  Please note that the location for the June 11th Williams Pipeline meeting has changed again!   The open house will take place from 6-8pm at the Student

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Master Naturalist Certification Class Fall – 2014

The Pennsylvania Master Naturalist program prepares citizens to become volunteer leaders reaching out to their communities through natural resource conservation education, citizen science, and stewardship and consists of three key components: an initial volunteer training course, annual volunteer service, and

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LCC’s Preserves and Trail Update

As of 03/18/2014, all preserves and trails under the ownership of  Lancaster County Conservancy are open.    If you encounter any blocked trails or other problems, please contact the Conservancy @ 717-392-7891.     

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Proposed Pipelines – UPDATE

For up to date information please visit our Proposed Pipeline Page Posted April 8: On Monday morning, April 7, the Lancaster County Conservancy’s Board of Directors called a special meeting to discuss recent developments regarding the pipelines proposed for Lancaster

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Quintin Frey and Lancaster County’s irreplaceable natural areas

  When Quintin Frey, President of Turkey Hill Dairy, stands at the top of Turkey Hill in Manor Township, he takes in the wide ribbon of the Susquehanna River stretching over time and space.  Connecting back to the mid 1700s

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Stormwater Contest!

UPDATE Hello BUBBAs Finalists! After some deliberation, the City of Lancaster has  decided to close BUBBAs voting at 5 PM on Friday, May 9th. This will allow us time to print the proper certificates for each of you.  The winner

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Manor Township Rail Trail – Parking Lot Paving

Parking Lot Paving

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LCC’s 10 Management Recommendations for a Forestry Management Plan

LCC’s 10 Management Recommendations for a  Forestry Management Plan

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AHA-Teaching Gardens Program Grant Application

AHA – Teaching Gardens

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Pollinator Rock and Rain Barrel Project

Garden Club

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Lancaster County Conservancy Applies For Accreditation Renewal

 Lancaster County Conservancy Applies for Accreditation Renewal  Public Comments Requested The Lancaster County Conservancy is applying for accreditation renewal through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the national nonprofit the Land Trust Alliance. What does this mean?

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2014 Tree Tenders On-Line Winter Training

2014 Tree Tenders On-Line Winter Training Live Lectures Online each Thursday at Noon or 7pm, January 16th  thru February 27th Tree Tenders® is a training program to empower concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy

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UpStream DownStream

Thanks to a grant received from the Lancaster County Community Foundation students from McCaskey High School partnered with the Lancaster County Conservancy to participate in an environmental education watershed program called Upstream/Downstream. On Tuesday, November 18, students met with Lancaster’s

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Franklin Terrace Tree Planting

The Lancaster County Conservancy’s LIVE Green and Stewardship programs recently completed an acre riparian buffer along the Conestoga Greenway and River in the Southeast of Lancaster City. The property, known as Franklin Terrace is owned by the Lancaster City Housing

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SAVE IT!

You can help SAVE IT! Lancaster City needs to save 750 million gallons of water annually from entering its combined sewer system to preserve clean drinking water, avoid costly fines and continue to build a healthy, vibrant community.

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