Western New York Land Conservancylast updated: August 2009

Western New York Land Conservancy is a private, nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving our region's irreplaceable natural environments, farms, forestlands and open space in order to maintain wildlife habitat, economic resources, public recreation areas and the unique scenic character of Western New York.

To permanently protect land for future generations.

The Western New York Land Conservancy is a voluntary land-conservation organization formed in 1991 to work with families, communities and farmers to safeguard Western New York's natural and cultural heritage. The Land Conservancy works in cooperation with public and private landowners in eight Western New York counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming (see below).

The Western New York Land Conservancy is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. A copy of the Western New York Land Conservancy's not-for-profit status is available by contacting the Land Conservancy office. Copies of recent financial reports can be found below.

Contact Western New York Land Conservancy

Contact Western New York Land Conservancy

Patricia Szarpa
Executive Director
21 South Grove Street
Suite 120
East Aurora, New York  14052
Phone: (716) 687-1225
Fax: (716) 687-1837


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • New York

To request additions or corrections to this entry email the Administrator