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    Chandler Mill Nature Preserve

    (PROPOSED) TLC’s planned 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 Paige at education@tlcforscc.org or call 610-347-0347 x.104 to schedule a guided hike! The Chandler Mill Nature Preserve would result immediately in 45 […]

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    It Takes a Village to Nourish Conservation

    Thursday, October 30 6-9pm Nourish Juice Bar & Cafe: 148 West State Street Kennett Square PA (in The Market at Liberty Place) Join TLC & Nourish Juice Bar Cafe as we toast the seasonal collaboration of One Village Coffee and Victory Brewing Company with Victory Village Beer. Local musician, Chris Ferron will be serenading guests […]

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    Harvest Member Madness

    NOW through December 2 Show your support of Open Space by becoming a member of TLC during our Harvest Membership Madness and you will be entered to win a special delivery by Logical Living Fresh Express! Logical Living Fresh Express delivers local foods from some of the best farms in the area straight to your […]

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    Chandler Mill Bridge

    CHANDLER MILL BRIDGE MILESTONE! On June 4th, the Kennett Township Supervisors voted 2 to 1 to pass the following Motion:   “To authorize the Township Solicitor and Township Manager to enter into discussion with the County regarding the Township taking ownership of the Chandler Mill Bridge to prevent a two lane vehicular bridge from being […]

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    Education

    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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    Matching Grant Challenge

    Board member Peter Kjellerup and his wife Mandy Cabot have given TLC a challenge: Over the next five years, every dollar TLC raises and puts toward our Endowment Fund, they will match 100% up to $300,000 per year. In total, they will provide $1.5 million in matching funds. The Endowment Fund will be invested for […]

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    Preserves

    TLC’s Nature preserves are open to the public from dawn until dusk; seven days a week except during special occasions. We invite you to come out with your family, friends, or canine pals to any of our four preserves for an enjoyable walk through preserved open space.  While membership is not required to enjoy our […]

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    TLC Travels the Scottish Highlands

    Scottish Highlands and Orkney Islands 2015 Highland Wildlife, Wildflowers and Gardens May 22 – June 7, 2015 (Registration Deadline: February 1, 2015) Follow the routes of seabirds and stone-age man, red stags and Vikings through the extraordinarily beautiful northernmost points in Britain, in the height of the spring. Northern Scotland and its surrounding islands are […]

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    Volunteer

    Help The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County by volunteering your time in our offices and/or on our preserves. Contact volunteer@tlcforscc.org or call 610-347-0347 x 101 to find out more about volunteer opportunities with TLC and join us in our efforts for land and natural resource conservation and stewardship throughout Southern Chester County. Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities […]

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    History

    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 […]

Membership

Become a Member or Give the Gift of Membership Today

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Help us conserve the land and scenic views you love!

Memberships are crucial to our work, and help us to maintain and preserve our public preserves and trails for you to enjoy! Join now to support TLC and enable us to conserve more open space, natural resources, and historic sites in Southern Chester County.

With your TLC membership, you will enjoy benefits such as: discounts to area retailers, discounts on TLC programming, special members-only events, and the option to have a private program on one of our preserves.  Detailed information about TLC’s membership perks can be found HERE.

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Conservation

Conservation is the main tenet of our work at The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County. We have conserved approximately 700 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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2014-08-07 12.51.19

Education

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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Stewardship

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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History

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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