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

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Hunting Season is Here

Hunting season runs from September 1 - January 31. Read our policy to learn more. Hunters: apply for our free permit. Explorers: hunters wear orange, so should 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 2,100 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

Once in a Blue Moon Hike

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

Twitter in the Trees

Listen to the sounds of the forests, meadows and streams as we venture into our green spaces to count the…(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)

New Land Protection Project: 70 Acres

A father helping his young son bait a hook stops to point out a great blue heron gliding silently through…(Read More)

Grow Pittsburgh & ALT Partner for Urban Agriculture

August 22, 2017 For Immediate Release   JOINT VENTURE FORMED TO PROTECT URBAN AGRICULTURAL LAND Two Pittsburgh-area nonprofits, Grow Pittsburgh…(Read More)

Experts & Volunteers Log 500 New Species

Through the Power of Citizen Science, Wingfield Pines’ Ecology is Tracked Thanks to attendee experts and volunteers of our Bioblitz series, more than…(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)

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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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