Help Save Local Land

Current Conservation Projects

ALT has several major conservation projects under contract this year in Indiana, Ross, and South Fayette Townships. Learn more about how to help conserve these lands.

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Join Us On The Land

Attend An Event

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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Leave A Conservation Legacy

Join ALT's Conservationist Society

We believe there is no greater gift one generation can leave to the next than permanently conserved and sustainably stewarded land. We have created the ALT Conservationist Society for those who have chosen to support our efforts through their estate planning considerations.

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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 3,700 acres of green space across 42 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:

3,700 Acres of Green Space Protected in
42 Different Municipalities
8 Miles Between Every Allegheny County Resident & an ALT Green Space

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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

ALT Conserves Local Land, Creates Greenway Connecting Municipal Parks

April 23, 2024 For Immediate Release  Monroeville, PA   Local land conservation non-profit Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) acquired 97 acres…(Read More)

ALT Saves Local Land, Creates a 67-Acre Greenway

April 19, 2024 For Immediate Release  Ross Township, PA   Local land conservation non-profit Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) acquired 24…(Read More)

ALT Completes First Acquisition of Landscape-Scale Conservation Project

April 19, 2024 For Immediate Release Collier Township, PA   Local land conservation non-profit Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) acquired 90…(Read More)

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)


October 16, 2020 RESERVE TOWNSHIP, PA – Girty’s Woods conservation project aiming to protect the expansive woodlands within Reserve Township,…(Read More)


October 14, 2020 Churchill & Penn Hills, PA – The community conservation project to permanently preserve the meadows, woodlands and…(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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