The Allegheny Valley Conservancy (AVC) is planning its 2019 Allegheny River clean-up. AVC, and its partners, will be hosting a river clean-up on August 24th from the Kibbe Island launch, 1400 Stewart Run Road, on the Venango County Forest County line down to Henry’s Bend. AVC is looking for volunteers to assist with the clean-up and local community sponsors to assist with planning and implementation. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. at the boat launch on Kibbe Island and end at Henry’s Bend, at approximately 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Read the full release
It’s been a pretty cold March, but we are getting there! Signs of Spring are all around, and soon we will be outside enjoying the beauty of western Pennsylvania!
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August 25, 2018 was a nice, sunny day to float from Franklin to Fisherman’s Cove on the Allegheny River. It was also very productive in the stewardship of the river with several volunteers helping the Allegheny Valley Conservancy conduct a river clean-up. The river is much healthier after giving up tires, old pieces of boats, a car battery and much more.Read the PDF for the full write up
The Allegheny Valley Conservancy (AVC), working quietly since 2002, is providing assistance to landowners in the Allegheny and lower French Creek watersheds in northwestern Pennsylvania. Our mission includes promoting good land use through the protection, conservation and management of lands important to the ecological health of the waterways and the scenic, recreational and economic importance to the residents of the region. AVC also provides public access to open space, forested, biologically diverse and historic resources through lands that we own.Read more in the PDF of our newsletter
Welcome to the first newsletter of the Allegheny Valley Conservancy! We are excited to bring you news of our latest initiatives and updates on our land protection efforts. Since 2002, the Conservancy has worked with landowners in the Allegheny River and French Creek watersheds who share our love of the valuable resources in Northwestern Pennsylvania, to conserve and enhance nearly 1000 acres of important land and water resources. In this issue, we share information about our plans for the future, and our first annual Allegheny Valley Conservancy Day. In each upcoming newsletter, you'll also find information about a featured property. In this issue, we discuss our most recent acquisition, nearly one mile of Allegheny River riparian area in southern Venango County.Read more in the PDF of our newsletter