Western Pennsylvania ConservancyWater, Land, Life

March 2014

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WPC Protects Land on French Creek 

new propertyThe owner of a property on French Creek chose to establish a life estate with the Conservancy, a decision that will help WPC permanently protect the land.

Learn more about the Conservancy’s purchase here.

Learn How to Identify Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

hemlock woolly adelgidVolunteers can learn how to identify hemlock woolly adelgid infestations and monitor hemlocks at a training event at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. This nonnative invasive species threatens the eastern hemlock. For more information, contact Sarah Johnson at sejohnson@tnc.org or Andrea Hille at ahille@fs.fed.us.

Volunteers Needed for Stewardship Workday

Bear RunThe Conservancy’s stewardship staff is looking for volunteers for its first workday of the season. The staff will lead a spring maintainance and cleanup day at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 at Bear Run Nature Reserve surrounding Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pa.    For more information or to RSVP, contact Easement and Land Stewardship Coordinator Andrew Zadnik at 412-586-2318 or AZadnik@paconserve.org.

Our Shared Legacy: Jean Robinson

Jean Robinson kiteJean Robinson and her family were searching for a way to honor her husband’s 82nd birthday. They decided to explore the Fallingwater Window Legacy Fund.

Find out more about their story here.

Join the Conversation on Twitter

Twitter birdTalk to us using the Conservancy’s new and improved presence on Twitter.

Follow us @WaterLandLife and tweet us using #WaterLandLife.  

Read About Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gardens

FLW gardensWriter and photographer Derek Fell has compiled a book based on his personal experiences with many of Wright's sites, including Fallingwater. “The Gardens of Frank Lloyd Wright” is available at The Fallingwater Museum Store.

Look for this and other books about architecture, the house and Wright here.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
800 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 288-2777 | Email: info@paconserve.org