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    Run For Conservation

    TLC’s Stateline Woods Preserve 5K/10K Trail Race is race #4 of the Trail Creek Series. RESULTS ARE UP! 5K- http://www.runccrs.com/trail-creek-outfitters-trail-series-race-4-stateline-loop-5k-5k/ 10K- http://www.runccrs.com/trail-creek-outfitters-trail-series-race-4-stateline-loop-10k-51416/ Click here to view photos from the 2016 Run 4 Conservation  Conservation’ took place this year on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 – 5k & 10k options available. Stateline Woods Preserve: 814 Merrybell Lane Kennett Square, PA […]

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    Stateline Woods Preserve

    Location 814 Merrybell Lane (off of Old Kennett Pike) Kennett Square, PA 19348 (use 964 Merrybell Lane with your GPS) Stateline Woods on Google Maps Geography   82 acres, 4 miles of trails Things To Do Hiking/Walking/Running Bird and Wildlife Watching Nature Photography Cross Country Skiing Mountain Biking Horse Back Riding (Ride-in only, No trailers […]

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    Local WHIPs for Conservation

    Become a Local W.H.I.P. (We Help Inspire Preservation)! whip: [(h)wip/] 1. A young, slender, unbranched tree seedling; 2. A conservation-minded person between the ages of 21 and 37 with a passion for the environment, stewardship, and sustainability. Join our newest membership level, a group of young people in Southern Chester County and the surrounding communities who […]

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    Matching Grant Challenge

    Make your gift go even further! All donations to the Endowment Challenge will be matched 100%. Donate Now and make your support go twice as far! The Challenge: TLC Board Member Peter Kjellerup and his wife Mandy Cabot have given TLC an amazing gift. Over the next five years, every dollar TLC raises and puts […]

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    Become a Member

    Join TLC in protecting the irreplaceable and giving back to your community! Congradulations to Donald Phillips who won the  2 two-hour kayak or paddleboard lessons from East of Maui Surf Shop in our 2nd Quarter Mermbership drawing!  Friend Memberships Become an Individual Friend Member. Become a Family Friend Member Friend Members receive: Invitations to special Members-only […]

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    Current Programming

    The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) holds educational programs year-round at our four nature preserves, and one sister-preserve. All programs run rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, TLC will announce updates via Facebook, Twitter, and our website. All programs are non-refundable. To register for a program: click on the corresponding […]

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    Chandler Mill Nature Preserve (Planned)

    Did you hear the great news? TLC received a $150,000 grant from PA’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to help fund the Chandler Mill Nature Preserve and Interpretive Nature Center. Read more about the project below and in the following articles:   Daily Local article, April 6, 2016- Grant gives nature preserve a […]

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    Help The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County by volunteering your time in our offices and/or on our preserves. We are looking for motivated volunteers ambitious to develop their skills and take ownership of projects. Learn about what it takes to preserve and enhance local lands for future generations to enjoy. See the list of […]

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Conservation is the main tenet of our work at The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County. We have conserved approximately 800 acres of land to-date, with several easements currently in the pipeline. Our goal is to create conservation corridors, protecting vital contiguously conserved land and heritage sites. Open space and natural resources are vital to […]

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The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County’s (TLC) environmental education programming has evolved naturally over the years through the synergy of land conservation and the encouragement of hands-on involvement with the natural world that we work so diligently to preserve.  Our programs cover a wide variety of topics, but our central aim is to enlighten […]

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Preservation of land through conservation easements is an important step towards protecting our natural resources, but the next step, stewarding our land is just as important.  You can become a steward whether you own a 1/4 acre lot or a 1,000 acre farm.  This can be as simple as planting native plants to attract pollinators […]

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We believe that you can’t separate the land from its history, and we strive for the preservation and protection of Southern Chester County’s rich cultural heritage in addition to its diverse natural landscapes. Land conservation and historic preservation often originate from the same desire–to protect a sense of place, community spirit, and integrity of local […]

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