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Pennypack Trust Gains 20 Acres for Water Quality Protection

The Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust is proud to announce that it has just placed 20.6 acres under a conservation easement! We’re happy to partner with the Sullivan Family to permanently protect their property from development. This easement raises the total amount of land conserved by the Trust to 852 acres, all of which protects four linear miles of the Pennypack Creek. Read more…

2018 Annual Fund Update: Management Woods on the Mend

This past winter, Executive Director Chris Mendel reached out to members and friends to fund a major reforestation project in the wake of the devastation wrought by the emerald ash borer beetle (EAB) since its arrival in 2014. Among the many areas of the Trust affected by ash mortality, none were more noticeable or more problematic than Management Woods, a 3-acre research plantation almost entirely composed of white ash trees. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of our members, the Trust was able to quickly begin healing the wound opened by EAB. Read more…