Acquisition Provides Uninterrupted Access to                   Some 500 Acres of Natural Area


A 22-acre parcel that connects Duff and Pleasant Valley Parks. Read more about the acquisition.

Strategic Planning Under way

The Westmoreland Land Trust is currently nearing completion of its first-ever strategic planning process.

The majority of the trust’s volunteer board members have been actively involved in this organizational assessment and planning tool, which is being facilitated by Arvind Paranjpe, president of Dynamic Leadership Ltd. Arvind has more than 30 years of experience in facilitating strategic planning, organizational consulting and CEO development.

During this process, the Westmoreland Land Trust has identified seven three-year goals and five key strategies for achieving them. Focus areas include:

  • Property selection
  • Revenue stream
  • Board of Directors and committees
  • Organizational identity
  • Organizational standards and practices
  • Participation in the creation of the Westmoreland County Comprehensive Plan
  • Staffing

SMART goals, which include measurable outcomes and deadlines for completion. have been identified for each key strategy.


Scenes from “The Pieces are Coming Together” Event

Westmoreland Land Trust Adds 75 Acres To Duff Park, Murrysville                        October 3, 2014