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Learn how to identify and manage native and invasive species, take a creek walk to find critters and learn about what they mean for water health, hunt for fungi and learn to identify your collection, build trails with fellow volunteers, and so much more with us.

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Free Hunting Permit Applications Open

Some of our conservation areas allow open or restricted hunting. We're now accepting applications for our free permit; review our policy, see our list of green spaces, and apply for your free permit today.

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Love Your Land

We're a land conservation nonprofit helping local people save local land by protecting green space, maintaining and improving our conservation areas, and providing environmental education to all ages. What does that look like? Watch our Love Your Land video to find out!

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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 2,200 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:

2,200+ Acres of Protected Green Space
736 Volunteers Logged in 2016
67,000 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

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)

Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge

Are you a Boy Scout working towards the rank of Eagle Scout? Complete the required Environmental Science Merit Badge with…(Read More)

Venango Trail Cleanup and Tree Planting

Meeting Location 40.667120, -80.084297 Join fellow volunteers and neighbors of the Venango Trail Conservation Area as we remove trash and…(Read More)

Barking Slopes Volunteer Workday

Join fellow volunteers in exploring the new Riverside Trail at Barking Slopes and help to keep it open through the…(Read More)

Members-Only: History Hike & Whiskey Tasting

MEMBERS-ONLY HIKES Now, for 25 years, Allegheny Land Trust has helped local people save local land in the Pittsburgh region….(Read More)

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)

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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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