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Water, Land, Life
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January 2011

Year-end Land Conservation Outcomes

WPC wrapped up several land conservation projects last month. These three final land acquisitions were a great way to end 2010. These properties range from the Laurel Highlands to the mountains of Bedford County to the Erie shoreline bluffs.
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WPC’s Natural Gas Extraction Policy Position

WPC is responding to an increase in exploration and extraction of natural gas that is occurring in the region, taking a leadership role in providing scientific data to decision-makers and advancing efforts to protect ecologically significant and important recreation, historic and scenic areas.
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New federal tax law benefits IRA fund and conservation easement donors

Thanks to the recently reenacted tax law provisions, individuals can now make tax-free distributions from their individual retirement plans for charitable purposes and receive enhanced tax benefits for donated conservation easements.
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Ways to Enjoy Fallingwater this Winter

Fallingwater may be closed until March, but there are plenty of ways you can enjoy it year-round.
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