Lake Erie Region Conservancy
Identifying, conserving, and protecting
the Lake Erie region's unique natural
and cultural resources.
LERC is a non-profit land trust that promotes cooperation between landowners, government agencies, educational institutions, the private sector and volunteers in an effort to protect and manage the Lake Erie region's natural resources.
LERC strives to identify and carry out projects that promote land conservation, access to nature-based recreation, property stewardship, environmental education and sustainable development. Through the identification and implementation of various land conservation techniques LERC is able to preserve the ecological integrity of the Lake Erie region while meeting the needs of conservation oriented landowners.
Visit our Protected Lands section to learn more.
CURRENT HEADLINES - LERC IN THE NEWS
LERC properties are Community Gems on Erie News Now
LERC is one of ten environmental organizations awarded grant by Erie Insurance
Lake Erie Region Conservancy and the Hagen History Center Conserve 84.5 Acres
Lake Erie Region Conservancy Completes 180 Acre Acquisition Along Elk Creek; to Conserve Another 84.5 Acres
Erie Reader article: Open Land in the Plans
PA Sea Grant, Lake Erie Region Conservancy Receive DCNR Grants To Preserve 270 Acres Of Farmland
The mission of the Lake Erie Region Conservancy is to identify, conserve, and protect the Lake Erie region's unique natural and cultural resources. We also promote sustainable development through research and outreach.