The Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy (NPC) is a land trust devoted to conserving and enhancing the lands and waters of Northcentral Pennsylvania to support the environmental well-being and recreational needs of local communities.
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We are thrilled to share that NPC has been awarded a $450,000 Growing Greener Plus grant from the state! This funding will fuel NPC’s ongoing efforts, as part of the Northcentral Stream Partnership, to enhance our region’s local water quality. Growing Greener is the largest single investment of state funds in Pennsylvania’s history to address critical environmental concerns. “The Growing Greener Plus grant program empowers … Continue reading NPC Awarded Grant to Improve Local Water Quality
Raise your hand if you’re a fan of fens?! How about a sucker for swamps?! Or go bonkers for bogs?! Marvel at marshes?! Fens, swamps, bogs, and marshes are all types of wetlands you can find here in PA…and they really are worth going wild about! Wetlands are places where the soil holds water either permanently or seasonally. Wetland water may be visible, or it … Continue reading Why Wetlands Matter
Conservation happens at varying speeds. Some projects take years, if not decades to navigate and complete and other projects happen in weeks. Members of the Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy (NPC) invest in both slow and fast conservation. Providing the support to build trust over time and work through questions and contemplations as well as supplying the resources to act when an opportunity presents itself. Back in … Continue reading NPC’s ‘Anderson Hill’ property adds 102 Acres to SGL 134
Introducing the Brucklacher Conservation Easement Just a few miles outside of the northern tier town of Wellsboro, PA, sits the 138-acre homestead of Barry and Jane Brucklacher. Originally a dairy farm, the sprawling hayfields are still productive today, harvested by a local farmer to support a mushroom grower in Kennett Square, PA. A woodland of aspen, beech, maple, and oak trees provide food and shelter … Continue reading NPC Members Help Conserve 29-Acres in Tioga County
A true sportsman understands and champions conservation. In fact, hunters have been some of the conservation movement’s biggest advocates since the beginning. After all, it was President Theodore Roosevelt, an avid hunter himself, who went on to create the United States Forest Service and conserved approximately 230 million acres of public land. Roosevelt recognized that in utilizing the country’s natural resources, we also had a … Continue reading NPC Partners with Local Sportsman to Conserve 64 Acres in Columbia County