French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trustupdated: June 2011

 Mission
To preserve and protect endangered land and natural resources in the northern Chester County watersheds for future generations.

rench and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust is a community-based organization that preserves and protects endangered land and natural resources in northern Chester County. The Trust works collaboratively with individual landowners, local, county and state government, and other conservation organizations to ensure the preservation of the French and Pickering Creeks watersheds, which contain some of the most scenic lands in Pennsylvania. Founded by Sam and Eleanor Morris 43 years ago, the Trust has;

  • Permanently protected more than 9,000 acres of agricultural, natural, and park lands through donated and purchased conservation easements and public/private partnerships
  • Created greenways and trails along the French and Pickering Creeks
  • Continued to monitor and advocate good stewardship of all lands protected by Trust easements
  • Placed more than 60 sites and districts on the National Register of Historic Places

Founded in 1967 by Samuel W. and Eleanor M. Morris, the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust continues to preserve and protect endangered land and natural resources in northern Chester County watersheds. Part of the greater Schuylkill National and State Heritage Area, these watersheds contain some of the most scenic lands in Pennsylvania and are rich in sites of historic importance, including those associated with the early iron industry. The Trust is a community-based organization that works collaboratively with individual landowners, local, county, and state government, and other conservation organizations to protect our precious natural resources


Contact French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust


Contact French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust

Pamela Brown
Conservation Director
511 Kimberton Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania  19460
Phone: 610-933-7577
Fax: 610-933-7751


 

Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Pennsylvania


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