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CPC Acquires 404 Acres on Peters Mountain

On September 3, 2020, CPC purchased 404 acres of ridge and forest land along Peters Mountain in Middle Paxton Township, Dauphin County. The newly acquired parcel adjoins DCNR’s Joe Ibberson […]

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Conservation Learning Circle for Women Who Own/Operate Farms in Perry County

Attention Landowners, Farmers, or Agricultural Businesses in Perry County, PA: CPC wants you to know about an upcoming, 2-day Conservation Learning Circle for women who own or operate farms in […]

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Diakon Wilderness Center Easement

The Diakon Youth Services Wilderness Center sits on a 169-acre wooded property, surrounded by PA State Game Lands 305 on three sides and the Appalachian Trail Corridor on its eastern boundary.

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Strickler Easement

The Strickler Easement is positioned against the West-Branch Conococheague Creek and is crossed by Johnston Run, a coldwater tributary. The farm is just one mile from Mercersburg, a historic town of 1500 and home to Mercersburg Academy. Route 16 connects the community with Interstate 81, just 15 minutes away.

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Fort Halifax Park Easement

Beginning in 2004, Central PA Conservancy and community members rallied to save what was, most recently, the historic Yeager Farm. Together, more than half a million dollars was raised to complete the acquisition.

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Tyler Easement

Walter and Jessie Tyler left suburban Philadelphia in the early 1960’s when the much-opposed construction of the “Blue Route” expressway condemned a portion of their property. In search of an untouched, natural area to relocate, they found their slice of paradise along McCabe Run in Perry County.

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