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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Hellbender Salamanders: Giant Indicators of Clean Water

Most people will never see an Eastern Hellbender salamander. They live almost exclusively under large rocks. But even if they’re a little shy, the amphibians have an important function. They reveal the health of our streams.

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The Slimy Hunt for Salamanders in Pennsylvania Creeks

The Eastern Hellbender Salamander is big, slimy and scary - and their kind has been lurking in the rivers of the eastern United States fo

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The Slimy Hunt for Salamanders in Pennsylvania Creeks

The Eastern Hellbender Salamander is big, slimy and scary - and their kind has been lurking in the rivers of the eastern United States fo

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Big Conservancy Helps Smaller Groups With New Fund

Almost a third of all land preserved in Pennsylvania is the work of small-scale land trust organizations.

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Land Conservationists Rally in Pittsburgh

The Land Trust Alliance's national rally comes to Pittsburgh.

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Over 6,000 Acres Protected By Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Host Matthew Craig speaks with Greg Socha of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy about two major land purchases in Western Pennsylvania,

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Tracking Threatened Habitat in Pennsylvania

The Natural Heritage Inventory is keeping tract of critical habitat and species in need of protection in Pennsylvania.

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