AmeriCorps Service Position

The Westmoreland Conservation District is accepting applications through July 25 from individuals interested in serving as an AmeriCorps Service Member.

This is a term position involving conservation and outreach for the Westmoreland Conservation District and support of the Westmoreland Land Trust.

More information on AmeriCorps service can be found at www.pmsc.org.

Send resume/cover letter by July 25 to Rob Cronauer at 218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg PA 15601; or rob@wcdpa.com.


You are invited ….

Come help us celebrate our 10th Anniversary with a WIDE OPEN SPACES PARTY!  Come for good food, music, friends, and fun.

American Roots music by the Newlanders; hors d’oeuvres by Elegent Tents and Catering; Josh Raulerson to emcee; desserts by Happy Camper cupcakes; beer and wine; auction of items for the Great Outdoors; and lots of fun!

Saturday, September 22
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg
Tickets:  $25, available online, or by check mailed to Westmoreland Land Trust / 218 Donohoe Road / Greensburg PA  15601.  Be sure to include your return address if you mail a check!






2017 Annual Report Available

Use this link to view it on line.

If you would like a hard copy, you can request one via westmorelandlandtrust@gmail.com.




Jane Menchyk Joins Board

Jane brings close to a decade of experience coordinating and conducting all aspects of land conservation projects, including donation acquisitions and bargain sale of fee simple, conservation easement, and other property interests.

Currently, she serves as Land Protection Manager for the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and works on land conservation projects in the Laurel Highlands.

Jane’s term with the Westmoreland Land Trust Board runs through December 2020.


Thank you!

Thanks to all our donors, volunteers, and supporters!

We appreciate you, and look forward to working together to conserve more land in Westmoreland County in 2018.




Aiken Named Executive Director

Betsy Aiken of Export has been named as the Westmoreland Land Trust’s new Executive Director.

“It’s important to me to do things that make a difference…that leave a legacy…and I believe that the Westmoreland Land Trust has great potential to do that,” Aiken said.

Read More in the News section.



Upcoming Events

Westmoreland Land Trust Board Meeting @ J Roy Houston Conservation Center
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Wide Open Spaces Party — 10th anniversary celebration
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Westmoreland Land Trust Board Meeting @ J Roy Houston Conservation Center
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am