Help Local People Save Local Land

2022 Day of Giving

Double your dollar during ALT's Day of Giving! The Board of Directors has generously created a match pool to boost donors' impacts and help ALT maintain momentum in protecting and maintaining local land, and providing all-ages environmental education.

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A shaded forest under contract for protection in the Reserve and Shaler communities.

Helping Local People Save Local Land

Reserve & Shaler Land Protection Project

Together with the communities of Shaler, Reserve, and Millvale, we are currently working to protect more than 46 acres in the Girty’s Run Watershed in Reserve & Shaler Townships, upslope and upstream from Millvale Borough, and near downtown Pittsburgh. 

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A shaded forest under contract for protection in the Reserve and Shaler communities.

WE DID IT!

Protecting Land in Northwest Allegheny County

Together with local supporters, we successfully protected 90 acres over three different purchases that connect ALT conservation areas and multiple municipal parks to expand a scenic and recreational greenway in Ohio Township, Franklin Park Borough, and Sewickley Hills Borough.

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Join Us on the Land

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Join us on the land for upcoming events. We host environmental education events for all ages through all seasons - from educational webinars to fungi identification hikes, we have something for everyone. We also host group volunteer workdays on the land to help clean, maintain, and improve trails.

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10th Anniversary of Internship at Wingfield Pines

Supporting the Hamm Internship

On the 10th Anniversary of our Hamm Internship, we're launching a campaign to sustain this opportunity for students to gain skills in critical stewardship, fieldwork, land management, volunteer recruitment, and restoration of Chartiers Creek while improving Wingfield Pines Conservation Area.

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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 3,600 acres of green space across 32 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:

3,600 Acres of Green Space Protected in
36 Different Municipalities with the Help of
>500 Volunteers Working on the Land

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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. Tag us on social media after you go!

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What's Happening

RELEASE: TRALI Protects Enright Street Garden in East Liberty Neighborhood

RESULTING MEDIA COVERAGE: PA Environment Digest (11/9/2021) – November 9, 2021 For Immediate Release (East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA) – The…(Read More)

RELEASE: TRALI Protects Kincaid Street Garden in Garfield Neighborhood

RESULTING MEDIA COVERAGE: ELDI Blog  – July 19, We Conserve PA Blog – July 27, PA Environment Digest Blog –…(Read More)

ALT Seeks National Reaccreditation: Public Comment Period Open

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is pleased to announce it is applying for national reaccreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. …(Read More)

RELEASE: DCED Grants Close The Gap To Permanently Protect Churchill Valley Greenway

April 22, 2021 Churchill and Penn Hills, PA – Local land conservation nonprofit Allegheny Land Trust has been awarded two…(Read More)

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 7/1/2022 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)

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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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