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Thanks to everyone that attended our weekly nature walks this Fall. The Wednesday Walk will recommence on January 4, 2023, 8-9:30 at the Letort Spring Garden Preserve.

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Join us for the 2022 Ironmaster’s Challenge 15K and 50K Trail Race!

Sunday, September 25, 2022 Pine Grove Furnace State Park & Michaux State Forest Registration is online only: www.ironmasterschallenge.com or https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/calendar_events/ STARTING TIME: Individuals timed and recorded for 10 hours from […]

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Join us at Spring Garden Gallery: A Celebration of the Arts and Conservation!

In collaboration with Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters, join Central Pennsylvania Conservancy on Sunday, June 12 from 12-3 pm at the Letort Spring Garden Preserve in Carlisle, PA for art and music, food and […]

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CPC Welcomes a New Executive Director!

Central Pennsylvania Conservancy is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Andrew Beale as the organization’s next executive director. As Anna Yelk retires after 10 years of service, CPC […]

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2021 Ironmaster’s Challenge 15k and 50k Trail Race Event Photos

This past Sunday, the annual Ironmaster’s Challenge 15k and 50k Trail Race was held at Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Michaux State Forest. Hundreds of racers from near and […]

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Join us to support land conservation efforts of CPC!

CPC is actively pursuing its mission through the following projects in 2021 and 2022. We greatly appreciate your support in any amount to help us advance each one! DONATE TODAY […]

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Join Us to Celebrate Conservation on Peters Mountain and the Kittatinny Ridge!

On August 20th the Central PA Conservancy is celebrating the permanent protection of 404 acres of woodland along Peters Mountain and Clarks Valley–and we’d like for you to join the […]

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CPC Secures 58 Acres on Blue Mountain/Kittatinny Ridge in Dauphin County Connecting State & Local Public Lands

On June 16th, the Central Pennsylvania Conservancy (CPC) purchased several tracts atop Blue Mountain in Dauphin County via a bargain sale acquisition, intended as an eventual transfer to the PA […]

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CPC secures first trail easement on the South Mountain Trolley Greenway

The South Mountain Trolley Greenway is a proposed 8-mile trail following the former Cumberland Valley Railroad corridor between Dillsburg and Mechanicsburg. It would traverse the Cumberland County municipalities of Mechanicsburg […]

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Support the Match Madness Campaign!

CPC is excited to participate this month in the Partnership for Better Health’s Match Madness campaign! For the month of March, your donation will be matched with funds donated by […]

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CPC Wins William Foshag Preservation Award

CPC was the proud recipient this week of the Cumberland County Historical Society’s William Foshag Preservation Award, presented at the organization’s annual meeting. We are honored to be recognized for […]

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Buy Native Plants this Fall and Support CPC

We’ve partnered with Diakon Wilderness Greenhouse for an online native plant sale—now through October 31st! Embellish your backyard with beautiful native plants, nourish the insects and wildlife that depend on them, and support your local […]

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