Featured Projects

 

An on-line catalog of conservation projects
 

Keystone Conservation Trust has established the Legacy Property fund to raise critically needed funds for key land preservation and restoration projects undertaken by non-profit conservation organizations. On an ongoing basis, we will feature exemplary land, water, habitat, or community resource projects of the regions conservation organizations. Each conservation project will be screened and pre-approved by KCT. Donors may choose to contribute to one or more specific projects or allow KCT to direct their contributions where there is the greatest urgency. Click on a link below to learn more about these important conservation projects:

Cliff Jones Field Station Cliff Jones Field Station

Situated within one of the most critically important flyways in eastern North America, Waggoner’s Gap provides one of the finest hawk watching opportunities anywhere. To help visitors better appreciate and enjoy this globally significant migration [+] more...

 
French Creek - Schuylkill Greenway Connector French Creek - Schuylkill Greenway Connector

The extensive unfragmented forest lands in southeastern Berks County provide an important but threatened reserve for native flora, essential breeding areas for declining songbirds, and important cover for exceptional value watersheds. This Big Woods area [+] more...

 
Halfmoon Corridor Halfmoon Corridor

A pocket of ecological treasures, the Scotia Barrens is an exceptional ecosystem of rare community types.  Many of the wildlife species which call the Scotia Barrens home would disappear from the region if the barrens [+] more...

 
New Holland New Holland

A top priority area of the Highlands Coalition as well as Lancaster County Conservancy, the Welsh Mountains are one of Lancaster County's few remaining natural areas.  An area of wooded slopes and rock outcroppings, this [+] more...

 
Oley Hills Oley Hills

Widely recognized in federal, state, and county conservation plans, Oley Hills has been designated a Critical Treasure by the Highlands Coalition. Its large acreages of undisturbed forests and pristine watersheds make it an important ecological [+] more...

 
Paper Mill Road Woods Paper Mill Road Woods

High quality natural areas for preservation and public recreation in heavily developed southeastern Pennsylvania are scarce and increasingly precious. The Paper Mill Road Woods project is critically important for this reason. The forest, consisting of [+] more...

 
Stateline Woods Stateline Woods

Rolling piedmont hills, large hayfields, a small stream and mature woodlands which are part of the larger Stateline Woods - this property offers a richly textured landscape to all who visit. This project will create [+] more...

 
Wissahickon Conservation Fund Wissahickon Conservation Fund

The mission of the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association is to protect the quality and beauty of the Wissahickon Creek and to enhance life in the watershed.  Over the past 50 years, WVWA has protected more [+] more...

 


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