Edward L Rose


Conserving Land, Water and Wildlife

In Northeast Pennsylvania

and the Southern Tier of New York


Protecting Your Land

We can help you permanently protect the land you love…

If your vision for your property is one of little change, a conservation easement can be a good option. The Edward L. Rose Conservancy listens to your vision of what you would like to see happen with your land now and in the future, and helps make your vision happen. We are a nationally accredited land trust, and our team can help you meet your conservation goals. A conservation easement is a common tool we use.  

Raptor Nest Platform Project Underway

By elroseadmin | October 28, 2018

With a Green Communities grant from the Rockwell Collins Corporation, the Edward L Rose Conservancy and volunteers from Rockwell Collins started a project to encourage raptor nesting in Susquehanna County, PA. A survey of possible nesting trees was done and, with the tree recommendation from Craig Koppie, Regional Eagle Coordinator, Northeast Region, US Fish and…

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Edward L Rose Conservancy Annual Meeting

By elroseadmin | June 16, 2018

Save the Date! Annual Members Meeting Saturday, July 28th, 2018 9:00 am to noon Old OConnor Hall, Binghamton University Learn what your land trust has been doing to conserve land and water in the area you love. Brief meeting followed by a live raptor presentation (red-tailed hawk, snowy owl, and more!) and a guided nature hike at the…

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In the News

Saving Hemlock Trees at High Point Preserve

By elroseadmin | November 1, 2018

The hemlock woolly adelgid is a small, non-native insect that is killing hemlock trees in the northeast, and Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, is no exception. The Edward L. Rose Conservancy is helping stop this insect in its tracks at High Point Preserve in Silver Lake Township. The Conservancy raised over $9,000 to address this issue thanks…

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Facebook Posts

What's better than a donation to nature? Two donations! November 27 is #GivingTuesday, which makes it possible to DOUBLE YOUR DONATION to the Edward L. Rose Conservancy Facebook page.

On this global day of giving, Facebook and PayPal are matching up to $7 million of funds raised for U.S. nonprofits. Last year, 2 million in matching funds were exhausted--within the first 15 minutes of the 8:00 AM start! Visit the Edward L. Rose Conservancy Facebook page on #GivingTuesday to donate, and make sure your end-of-year gift to conservation goes twice as far.
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Bald Eagles mate for life, nest in the canopy of large trees near bodies of water, and return to the same nests every year. How far will the Edward L. Rose Conservancy go to bring a pair of these iconic raptors to the property? Sixty feet in the air, to be exact.

Nine Conservancy volunteers, led by Tim Matthews, began installing a raptor nesting platform at High Point Preserve on October 21 after receiving a Rockwell Collins Green Communities grant for the project. Volunteers worked with USFW raptor biologist Craig Hoppie to pick the perfect tree for the platform—a six-story white pine—and completed Cornell Outdoor Education's rigorous tree climbing course to safely scale the massive tree. Once complete, the platform will resemble a natural nesting site for eagles, and hopefully encourage a breeding pair to take up residence at the Preserve during the nesting season this January.

Owego photographer Teri Franzen documented the first phase of construction--check out her video below. The climbers will be back in the canopy this month to finish up the installation, so keep an eye out for updates on the platform in the coming weeks!

vimeo.com/296410146In 2018 a team of Rockwell Collins employees, led by Tim Matthews, received grant funding to construct an Eagle's nest. This past weekend, construction began.…
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Spotted lantern fly has been found in Albany and Yates counties in New York! DEC needs your help - be on the lookout for this potentially economically and ecologically devastating pest! links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTgwOTExLjk0NzUyMDMxJm1lc3NhZ... ... See MoreSee Less

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