Who We Are

Providing wild and forested lands and clean waterways for our community. Forever.

Our History

The Conservancy, founded in 1969, is an accredited 501(c)(3) natural lands trust. The Conservancy has grown its portfolio to 46 public nature preserves (5,418 acres) and 68 conservation easements (918 acres) throughout the Susquehanna Valley. We also provide leadership to the Susquehanna Riverlands Conservation Landscape, an initiative funded by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Our Staff & Board

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Phil Wenger

President & CEO

Favorite Preserve
Otter Creek

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Faith DeJong

Development & Annual Fund Coordinator

Favorite Preserve
Reed Run

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Linda Ferich

Volunteer - WQVC, Community Wildlife Habitat

Favorite Preserve
Steinman Run

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Kate Gonick

In-House Counsel & Director of Land Protection

Favorite Preserve
Pequea Preserve

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Beth Hacker

Office Manager & Executive Support

Favorite Preserve
Climbers Run

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Mike Lutz

Director of Finance & Administration

Favorite Preserve
Rock Springs

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Lydia Martin

Director of Education & Engagement

Favorite Preserve
Welsh Mountain

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Steve Mohr

Preserves Manager

Favorite Preserve
Hellam Hills

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Dave Myer

Part-time Land Steward

Favorite Preserve
Windolph Landing

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Christian Przybylek

GIS Specialist & Stewardship Office Coordinator

Favorite Preserve
House Rock

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Eric Roper

Forester

Favorite Preserve
Bell Aire

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Fritz Schroeder

Director of Marketing & Development

Favorite Preserve
Trout Run

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Kelly Snavely

Community Relations Specialist

Favorite Preserve
Kellys Run

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Brandon Tennis

Director of Stewardship

Favorite Preserve
Otter Creek

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Jenn Teson

Land Protection Coordinator

Favorite Preserve
Ferncliff

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Linus

Office Morale Coordinator

Favorite Preserve
Welsh Mountain

Board of Directors

John F. Pyfer Jr.
Board Chair

Mark W. Kaiser
Vice Chair & Chair of Stewardship

Andrea B. Campbell
Secretary & Chair of Urban Greening

Curtis L. Miller
Treasurer

B. John McGrann III
Immediate Former Board Chair

Christopher C. Ginder
Chair of Land Protection

Sara Lamichane DMD
Chair of Development

Carl Pike PhD
Chair of Education

Spike Brant

J. Michael Flanagan Esq.

Julie Jones MD

Jennifer Lauver

Jamie Morrison

Alan Peterson MD

Jamie Rottmund

David Shenk

Alex E. Snyder Esq.

Andres Zorrilla

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