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Covid-19 Update

The office of French Creek Valley Conservancy at 411 Chestnut Street is now open to the public by appointment only. Staff are working from home and are continuing to protect the French Creek Watershed! We can still be reached by phone or email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our public properties remain open! Visit our properties page to to learn how to access each property and visit our water trail page to use our new interactive map and plan your next paddling trip on French Creek


The French Creek Valley Conservancy is a private 501(c)3 accredited non-profit land trust dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the exceptional water quality, natural habitat, biological diversity and recreational opportunities of the French Creek Watershed in Northwest Pennsylvania. Our work in land protection, stewardship, education and community outreach is supported by our members, donors and partners.

French Creek is nationally recognized as one of the most biologically important waterways in the entire country. Flowing through the heart of Northwest Pennsylvania, French Creek hosts an astonishing 27 species of native freshwater mussels, over 80 species of fish, boasts a rich historical significance and offers wonderful recreational opportunities. The French Creek Watershed is truly a community treasure, worthy of our attention, conservation and preservation.

French Creek Cleanup 2019 — made possible in part due to the generosity of these sponsors:

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