Thursday, January 18, 2018 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Countryside Conservancy Announces Acquisition in Lackawanna County
PA Environment Digest reported the Countryside Conservancy recently acquired its single largest property to date: the Gardner Spencer Preserve in Lackawanna County:
After years of discussions, negotiations, grant-writing, and fundraising, the Conservancy was finally able to purchase the 82-acre property in December. Grant funding from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources helped with the purchase.
The preserve adjoins the Conservancy’s Ziegler Preserve, as well as Lackawanna State Park. The area features bucolic fields, mature hemlock groves, and a babbling brook.
Read the full story here.