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Our Stewardship & Environmental Education teams have already scheduled many events for the season. From plant and animal identification hikes to trail-building volunteer days, you'll certainly find something that interests you nearby.

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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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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

Fitness in the Trees (FIT): Low Impact

Join us for this brand new program! We’ll use Mother Nature as the backdrop for this circuit based workout. Using…(Read More)

Habitat Hike with Girl Scout Nadine Oury

Join in on a 3-mile discovery hike that engages sight, smell, hearing, and touch to explore habitats defined by natural or…(Read More)

Once in a Blue Moon Hike

What makes this moon a “blue moon”? Explore the wonders of the second full moon in March! We’ll learn fun…(Read More)

Sycamore Island Volunteer Meeting

Sycamore Island Stewards new and experienced are invited to meet with fellow volunteers and Allegheny Land Trust staff to share…(Read More)

History & Hooch

Step back in time as we explore and uncover the grisly past that gave Dead Man’s Hollow its name. We…(Read More)

Spring Mushroom Walk: Sycamore Island

Celebrate the first days of spring with Allegheny Land Trust and the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club as we journey to…(Read More)

Twitter in the Trees: Breakfast with the Birds

Join us for a light breakfast and a morning of learning to bird! Listen to the sounds of the forests,…(Read More)

Starlight Stroll

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

Become a PA Master Naturalist

UPDATE: As we confirm locations and experts, we’ll update the PDF schedule here. – The Pennsylvania Master Naturalist program is…(Read More)

RFP: Master Plan for Conservation Area Professional Consultants

Below is a summary of our current request for proposals. Please find the full RFP details here on this PDF….(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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