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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

    Thanks to your support, we made it to our 2015 membership goal! To all of our new members, welcome aboard! We are so grateful to all of our members, supporters, friends, and neighbors, for being part of the TLC community, and we can’t wait for the excitement 2016 has in store! Join TLC in protecting […]

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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)

    TLC’s next nature preserve–a 45 acre public preserve with trails, vital natural resources, and important historic sites, open for all to enjoy in perpetuity. Want a behind-the-scenes look at the preserve? Email education@tlcforscc.org or call 610-347-0347 x.104 to schedule a guided hike! Be a Trailblazer by Supporting this Project! As communities throughout the country become […]

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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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