Help Save Green Space in the City

Healcrest Land Project

Over the years, a 1.5-acre of green space has served as a farm, a community learning and gathering space, and as an unofficial trail for nearby Garfield residents. Today, we need your help to protect it as community green space forever.

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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 3,300 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:

3,300 Acres of Green Space Protected in
32 Different Municipalities with the Help of
736+ 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

Annual Day of Giving

DONATE We have been helping local people save local land in and around Allegheny County since 1993. Together, we’ve worked…(Read More)

RFP: Conceptual Master Plan for Churchill Valley Greenway

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is requesting proposals for a Conceptual Master Plan for the 151-acre Churchill Valley Greenway located on…(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

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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 3/22/2021 The health, wellness, and safety of all ALT visitors, volunteers, and staff are our top priority. As we…(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 become an ALT volunteer!

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