Conservation Easement

Saving the Delmarva Fox Squirrel from Extinction: A Conservation Success Story

While exploring the woods of the Chesapeake Bay region, if you’re lucky you may spot a flash of silvery gray scampering across the forest floor.  This shy and elusive creature is known as the Delmarva fox squirrel (Sciurus niger cinereus), and today you have a better chance of catching sight of it than if you […]

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Science, Stories From the Land

The Shaffer House: Conserving Pennsylvania’s Land and History, One Log at a Time

Driving down the windy and hilly backroads of Pennsylvania that curve around fenced farms and wander through dense woods, it is easy to understand why this area is renowned for its stunning scenery.  But of course, this painted landscape wouldn’t be complete without the scattered historic houses, barns, and springhouses that dot the countryside. Unfortunately,

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Family Lands, Stories From the Land

With help, East Bradford Township preserves open space

Known for its scenic beauty, sprawling farm lands, and many trails and parks, Chester County has molded this scenic reputation through its dedication to land conservation.  Despite the steady increase in population this southeastern Pennsylvania County has been experiencing over the years, tens of thousands of acres remain untouched by development thanks to its conscientious

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Municipal Lands, Stories From the Land
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