KCT Secures NPS Assistance for Partners


Keystone Conservation Trust successfully applied for assistance from the Rivers and Trails Conservation program of the National Park Service for one of its Conservation Planning Collaboratives projects. In 2008, KCT and NPS  worked with the GreenSpace Alliance and participants in the Pennypack Greenway  partnership. This partnership involves a diverse group of public and private partners working together across local and county jurisdictions toward regional conservation goals.  A second year of assistance will be provided for 2009, allowing the Pennypack Greenway Partnership to work on planning trail and pathway connections to the neighborhoods along the greenway.


The Pennypack Greenway is a wooded oasis in a highly built-out setting at the margins of Philadelphia. Encompassing three protected areas within both Philadelphia and Montgomery counties (the Pennypack Park, Lorimer Park, and the Pennypack Preserve), the Pennypack watershed houses over 2600 acres of publicly accessible protected lands. Conservation challenges ...
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