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Thursday, July 4, 2013

voluntary conservation is a success...kudos to Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy's recent conservation easement of 137 acres near Donegal Lake helped the region's private, nonprofit conservation organization reach a milestone in Westmoreland County.

The easement at a family farm in Donegal Township finalized a week ago means the organization has permanently protected more than 10,000 acres in the Ligonier Valley through voluntary means since the 1970s.

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