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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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Become a Member

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

2017 Day of Giving

We need your help. Please mark your calendar, tell a friend, and consider giving for green space on September 14,…(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)

Forestry Merit Badge

Join us at Dead Man’s Hollow for a day of exploration! With the completion of pre-assigned homework, Boy Scouts will…(Read More)

October Starlight Stroll

Hike under the light of the full moon with ALT experts. We’ll learn about what happens on green space trails…(Read More)

October Macro Mayhem Monday

**This is the last Macro Mayhem Monday of 2017**   RSVP on Eventbrite: $5/person.   Wade into the waters of…(Read More)

Chartiers Creek Bioblitz (FINAL)

** The Final of the Four-Part 2017 Bioblitz Series at Chartiers Creek** Read about what attendees have learned, found, recorded,…(Read More)

Fall Sycamore Island Mushroom Walk

It’s here! The quick-to-sell-out hike led by Allegheny Land Trust & the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club. Celebrate the fall season…(Read More)

Trail Tuesday

**Last #TrailTuesday of 2017** Lace up your boots, get outside, and lend a hand in helping improve local land! Join…(Read More)

Dead Man’s Hollow Air Quality Hike

Join the Allegheny Land Trust’s Environmental Education Team for an easy to moderate level hike at our Dead Man’s Hollow…(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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