Edward L Rose

Conservancy

Conserving Land, Water and Wildlife

In Northeast Pennsylvania

and the Southern Tier of New York

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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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Beavers Grooming at High Point Preserve

By elroseadmin | November 23, 2018

Beavers have set up a grooming station, on one of the floating platforms at Silver Lake, most nights since August. Beavers regularly move between aquatic and terrestrial environments, and the extended time in the water requires careful maintenance. Beavers spend a lot of time grooming their fur when out of the water, and the floating…

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In the News

Tax Incentive for Conservation Easements made permanent

By elrose | February 21, 2016

In a strong bipartisan action, the Senate voted 65-33 to pass the bill that will make the tax incentive for conservation easement donations permanent. This follows A 318-109 vote in the House OF Representatives. This legislation has been a priority for the Land Trust Alliance and Edward L Rose Conservancy for a decade, and it…

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There are many interesting trails in the High Point Preserve, some with large rock formations. In this video a porcupine den is the site for activities by various local fauna, including fox, porcupine, deer, and a fisher. It is interesting to hike after a snowfall and try to identify the tracks left by the various animals as they went on their noctural treks.
The music is "White Bird" by the group It's a Beautiful Day from the 1960's.
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A variety of mammals are active in winter in north east Pennsylvania. In this set of video clips from a motion activated trail camera, see if you can identify the species active in the High Point Preserve under the Stewardship of the Edward L Rose Conservancy. There are fishers, raccoon, gray fox, porcupine, flying squirrels and a mouse , all foraging in the trees and on the forest floor. ... See MoreSee Less

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