ABOUT

INFO

Mail: PO Box 215, Kemblesville, PA, 19347-0215
Phone: (610) 255-0388
Web: https://www.lbtlandtrust.org

Founded: 1999

County of Operation: Chester

Member “Land Trust Alliance” since: 2000

Adopted “LTA Standards & Practices“: Yes

Board Members: 10

MISSION

  1. Serve the needs of London Britain Township (LBT) in the preservation, conservation, and stewardship of historic sites and open space, including important agriculturally productive lands and natural areas;
  2. Assist the LBT Board of Supervisors and the LBT Planning Commission in decisions regarding open space planning and land acquisition;
  3. Assist landowners in London Britain Township who wish to pursue conservation objectives in their plans for their properties;
  4. Establish an endowment fund to provide operating revenue for acquisition of land and interest in land, and for stewardship and planning activities;
  5. Provide liaison with environmental, agricultural, conservation and historic preservation organizations and promote the services each organization offers;
  6. Acquire land in fee, purchase development rights, and accept lands and conservation easements from donors, including developers, that are required to set aside lands by subdivision or land development regulations;
  7. Establish management procedures with homeowners associations;
  8. Work with LBT staff in efforts to better manage and improve existing open space areas and greenways.
 PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved1640
Acres Owned1000
Acres Under Easement440
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†00
Other Acres Protected‡200
Notes
† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.