• 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 […]

  • Become a Member

    Join TLC in protecting the irreplaceable and giving back to your community! Friend Memberships Become an Individual Friend Member. Become a Family Friend Member Friend Members receive: Invitations to special Members-only programs. Reduced admission rates for TLC’s year-round programs. 10% off purchases at participating establishments (listed on TLC website under Community Links). Advance notice, invitations, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Featured Project

    Lee Woods Added to TLC’s Stateline Woods Preserve TLC excitedly announces the addition of over three acres of beautiful woodlands to the Stateline Woods Preserve (SWP) thanks to the generosity of the Lee Family and funding support from Kennett Township’s Open Space fund and Neighbors for a Nature Preserve. The Lee family purchased the small […]

  • Volunteer

    Help TLC by volunteering your time in our offices and/or preserves to enhance local lands for future generations to enjoy! We are looking for motivated volunteers who are ambitious to develop their skills and take ownership of projects. Some of our volunteer experiences include: Invasive Plant Management and Restoration / Thugs to Gems TLC is […]

Conservation

Conservation is the main tenet of our work at The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County. We have conserved approximately 915 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 our […]

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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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Featured Project

Lee Woods Added to TLC’s Stateline Woods Preserve TLC excitedly announces the addition of over three acres of beautiful woodlands to the Stateline Woods Preserve (SWP) thanks to the generosity of the Lee Family and funding support from Kennett Township’s Open Space fund and Neighbors for a Nature Preserve. The Lee family purchased the small […]

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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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