Westmoreland Land Trust

To conserve and steward lands and waters of Westmoreland County that harbor ecological, scenic or recreational qualities to offer a healthier and more sustainable future for all.

All Westmoreland County residents and visitors enjoy the scenic and natural value, accessibility and quality of open space conserved. Throughout Westmoreland County recreational land abounds, water resources are protected, wildlife flourish, and the quality of life is high because of the continuing work of the Westmoreland Land Trust complementing the work of like-minded entities.

The Westmoreland Land Trust values the following.

  • Conservation of diverse real property that is in, or in close proximity to, Westmoreland County; and culturally, historically, ecologically, recreationally, or scenically valuable.
  • Restoration, protection, and maintenance of conserved property as appropriate for its best long-term stewardship
  • Partnership with public or private entities where beneficial to encourage collective effort
  • Research and planning in support of conservation efforts
  • Promotion and education of conservation opportunities and benefits
  • Conformance with the Land Trust Standards and Practices published by the Land Trust Alliance in 2004, or as amended

The newly formed Westmoreland Land Trust is an independent organization, directed by a board of local citizens. The trust is not responsible for any local zoning decisions.

The Westmoreland Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, making donations tax-deductible. The trust can accept a variety of gifts, including cash donations, gifts of land, and bequests, and givers can get the personal benefit of claiming those gifts as deductible items on their taxes, in addition to the larger benefit of knowing that they are doing something important and long-lasting for our community.

Contact Westmoreland Land Trust

Contact Westmoreland Land Trust

Mary Tate
Executive Director
218 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, Pennsylvania  15601
Phone: 412-613-9887


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania