Save Girty's Woods

Save Girty's Woods

We've launched efforts to protect 155 acres in Reserve Township to preserve community character, offer passive recreation opportunities, absorb heavy rainwater that would otherwise overwhelm Girty’s Run watershed, and maintain wildlife habitat.

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Save Local Land

Protect Churchill Valley Greenway

We're working to protect 148 acres of green space that would transform the identity of the Penn Hills & Churchill communities. Get involved in forever protecting the Churchill Valley Greenway for the health, well-being, and enjoyment of current and future generations.

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Coronavirus COVID-19

ALT's Updates Per the Coronavirus

We wish all in our communities well during this uncertain time. Please follow this link to find our ongoing updates on ALT's events, conservation area access, and organizational activities and efforts during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Improve Our Water

Learn About Our Big Sewickley Creek Watershed Planning

We're in the beginning stages of producing a Rivers Conservation & Stewardship Plan for the Big Sewickley Creek Watershed. Our goal is to create a viable plan that can be implemented and maintained by and for the communities it serves.

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Make a Lasting Difference

Campaign for Conservation

In order to address our region's staggering loss of green space, we've launched a Campaign for Conservation to ensure we're protecting our region's vital lands. Your contribution to this 3-year campaign can help unlock $1.5 million in matching funds for land conservation specifically.

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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 2,700 acres of green space across 31 different municipalities 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.

With the support of neighbors, we're proud to report:

2,700+ Acres of Green Space Protected in
31 Different Municipalities with the Help of
736+ Volunteers Working on the Land

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What's Happening

RELEASE: DCNR GRANT & COMMUNITY FUNDING BOLSTER GIRTY’S WOODS CONSERVATION PROJECT

October 16, 2020 RESERVE TOWNSHIP, PA – Girty’s Woods conservation project aiming to protect the expansive woodlands within Reserve Township,…(Read More)

RELEASE: MAJOR GRANT PUSHES CHURCHILL VALLEY GREENWAY PROJECT FORWARD

October 14, 2020 Churchill & Penn Hills, PA – The community conservation project to permanently preserve the meadows, woodlands and…(Read More)

Inequity in Our Ecosystem

Black. Lives. Matter.

PROTECTING 155 ACRES IN GIRTY’S RUN WATERSHED

Together with the community, ALT is working to protect 155 acres of green space in Reserve Township near Millvale and Shaler.

ALT During the Pandemic

last updated 11/19/2020 The health, wellness, and safety of all ALT visitors, volunteers, and staff are our top priority. As we…(Read More)

ALLEGHENY LAND TRUST TO PROTECT BETHEL GREEN

February 10, 2020 | For Immediate Release Bethel Park, PA – Local non-profit land conservation organization Allegheny Land Trust (ALT)…(Read More)

ALLEGHENY LAND TRUST PROTECTS LAND ALONG MONTOUR TRAIL

October 17, 2019 | For Immediate Release Moon Township, PA – Local land conservation non-profit Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) has…(Read More)

June 19 Community Meeting, Big Sewickley Creek

June 1, 2019 For Immediate Release PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT BY LOCAL NONPROFIT FOR WATERSHED PLANNING PROJECT Sewickley, PA – Local…(Read More)

WPRDC & ALT Release Tool for Public Access

Sewickley, PA – Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) and the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC) have just launched Urban Greenprint,…(Read More)

Land Trust Protects Scenic 12-Acre Farm

Indiana Township, PA – Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) and landowner Susan Orenstein worked together to protect 12 acres in Indiana…(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 become an ALT volunteer!

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