Land Protection

Help Save 70 Acres

Help us grow a network of green spaces near our Linbrook Woodlands Conservation Area. We're nearly at 75% of our total goal for fundraising that we must meet by the end of 2017.

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Hunting Season is Here

Hunting season runs from September 1 - January 31. Read our policy to learn more. Hunters: apply for our free permit. Explorers: hunters wear orange, so should you.

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Help us help local people save local land. Your membership helps us protect more green space maintain our existing green space, and provide more education to communities.

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Get Outdoors

Attend an Event

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

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Love Your Land

Explore four conservation areas protected by Allegheny Land Trust.

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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

Starlight Stroll

Ever wonder what our greenspaces are like after dark? Join our trained education staff as we stroll under the light…(Read More)

Free Stream Monitoring Training

Expand your knowledge and gain some volunteer training. Join our experts to learn about stream monitoring at Dead Man’s Hollow…(Read More)

Paranormal Investigation Hike

Get with the Ghouls! Join ALT, Cripple Crick Paranormal, and the Ohio Paranormal Investigations Team at Dead Man’s Hollow to…(Read More)

Fungus Among Us

Ever wonder what that mushroom is growing in your yard? Join our education team and the Western PA Mushroom Club…(Read More)

October Twitter in the Trees

Listen to the sounds of the forests, meadows and streams as we venture into our green spaces to identify the…(Read More)

New Land Protection Project: 70 Acres

A father helping his young son bait a hook stops to point out a great blue heron gliding silently through…(Read More)

Grow Pittsburgh & ALT Partner for Urban Agriculture

August 22, 2017 For Immediate Release   JOINT VENTURE FORMED TO PROTECT URBAN AGRICULTURAL LAND Two Pittsburgh-area nonprofits, Grow Pittsburgh…(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)

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)

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WHY NOT VOLUNTEER?

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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