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Three New Green Spaces

With your help, we protected three new green spaces to benefit local communities.

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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 2,000 acres of green space in Allegheny and Washington Counties, ALT works to protect lands of significant value to our region’s unique scenic landscape, biodiversity, and water quality. In addition to those categories, ALT protects land for the use of current and future generations to enjoy for recreational and educational purposes.

As of this year we are proud to report:

2,000+ Acres of Protected Green Space
582 Volunteers Logged in 2015
97,500 Trees Protected this Year

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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

RELEASE: Meet ALT’s New VP of Development & External Affairs

February 7, 2017 For Immediate Release ALT Hires New Vice President of Development & External Affairs Sewickley, PA – Thomas…(Read More)

Three Conservation Areas Protected at Year’s End

January 3, 2017 For Immediate Release   Three Conservation Areas Protected at Year’s End   Sewickley, PA – Allegheny Land…(Read More)

ALT Projects Part of DCNR’s $45 Million Investment

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has released their statewide funding for the year. ALT has been awarded a…(Read More)

Sprout Fund Awards Grant to ALT & Jim West for Unveiling Event

December 16, 2016 For Immediate Release Sewickley, PA – The Sprout Fund granted $1,000 to Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) for…(Read More)

2 Green Space Expansion Projects

ALT is working on two expansion projects made up of four parcels of land— two in Bell Acres borough (Bell…(Read More)

RELEASE: Grant for Bell Acres Project

October 11, 2016 For Immediate Release   The Pittsburgh Foundation Gives Non-Profit Grant for Green Space   Sewickley, PA –…(Read More)

Get Outdoors PA Regional Summit

ALT education staff presents their innovative program as a way to engage new and existing users with nature during the…(Read More)

We’re Hiring, Join Our Team

Join Allegheny Land Trust’s hard-working team to help make a difference by protecting our region’s green space. We have one full time…(Read More)

​Pittsburgh Gets a New Park, City’s Largest

While there is much work to be done, Pittsburgh is a surprisingly green city; especially surprising to those who arrive…(Read More)

​ALT Launches Education Program

Allegheny Land Trust has launched a new outdoor and environmental education initiative, and hired two staff members to manage the…(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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