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Our Stewardship & Environmental Education teams have already scheduled many events for the season. From plant and animal identification lessons to trail-building volunteer days, we're sure to have an interesting event near you.

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Who We Are

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization helping local people save local land in the Pittsburgh Region. Protecting more than 2,100 acres of green space in Allegheny and Washington Counties, ALT works to protect land of significant value to our region’s unique scenic landscape, biodiversity, and water quality. Additionally, ALT protects land to improve quality of life for current and future generations by offering recreational and educational opportunities.

As of this year we are proud to report:

2,100+ Acres of Protected Green Space
574 Volunteers Logged in 2016
43,000 Trees Protected in 2016

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We'd love for you to hike, bike, bird-watch, mushroom-hunt, and more at our green spaces. Don't forget to check out facts, maps, and rules before you go; and tag us on social media after you go!

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What's Happening

Macro Mayhem @ Wingfield Pines

Join our trained education team as we wade into the waters that flow through our green spaces in search of…(Read More)

Watering Your Garden of Knowledge (2 of 3)

This workshop will focus on the national curriculum from Project WET and how to instill the value of water in…(Read More)

Watering Your Garden of Knowledge (1 of 3)

Join us for an activities based, interactive workshop designed to help you feel more comfortable utilizing nature and water in…(Read More)

Experts & Volunteers Log 500 New Species

Through the Power of Citizen Science, Wingfield Pines’ Ecology is Tracked Thanks to attendee experts and volunteers of our Bioblitz series, more than…(Read More)

Twitter in the Trees @ Linbrook Woodlands

Listen to the sounds of the forests, meadows and streams as we venture into our greenspaces to count the wide…(Read More)

Starlight Stroll

8:45 PM Check-in 9:00 – 10:00 PM Hike Description: Ever wonder what our greenspaces are like after dark? Join our…(Read More)

Breaking Ground: Barking Slopes Trail Day

Armed with a trail plan to expand and enhance the trails at Barking Slopes Conservation Area, we need helping hands…(Read More)

ALT Joins in Urging Public Support for Environmental & Sustainability Issues

As Earth Day is upon us, our President & CEO is joining leaders from 24 other local environmental and community…(Read More)

RELEASE: DCNR Names Pittsburgh Green Space “Wild Plant Sanctuary”

*MARCH 7, 2017 UPDATE* ALT will hold a designation ceremony & a plant identification hike with its Environmental Education Team…(Read More)

Tree Felling at Conservation Areas

As you may have read in our 2016 third quarter issue of Vistas, we’ve begun two habitat restoration projects in…(Read More)

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We always need volunteers on our green spaces to monitor boundaries, remove invasive species, plant native species, manage trash, and maintain trails. We also have special indoor projects, and other flexible opportunities. Contact us to be an ALT volunteer!

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