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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 2,000 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:

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

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What's Happening

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)

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)

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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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