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Taxonomy Code: JD-1500.4500

Programs that preserve and protect endangered land resources from indiscriminate development, destruction or decay and which manage the utilization of renewable and nonrenewable resources to ensure ongoing availability. Included are conservation of forests, rangeland vegetation, deserts, wild and scenic rivers and other wilderness areas and open land spaces; and reestablishment of areas that have been devastated by strip mining or other destructive activities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Antietam Watershed Association, IncOur mission is to promote conservation of the natural resources of the Antietam Creek Watershed by involving the community in watershed protection through conservation projects, land use planning, and educational programs.FranklinAntietam Watershed Association, Inc.Antietam Watershed Association, Inc.
Chester County Planning Commission - Agricultural Development CouncilAgricultural Development Council is designed to help Chester County farmers continue to farm while encouraging additional agricultural opportunities, create an environment to attract new farmers and agricultural activities, educate residents and municipal officials, and partner with others to help resolve problems and issues related to agriculture.ChesterChester County Planning Commission - Chester; West ChesterChester County Planning Commission
Friends of Allegheny WildernessSeeks to foster appreciation of wilderness values and benefits and to work with local communities to ensure increased wilderness protection. WarrenFriends of Allegheny WildernessFriends of Allegheny Wilderness
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesCharged with maintaining and preserving the 117 state parks; managing the 2.1 million acres of state forest land; providing information on the state's ecological and geologic resources; and establishing community conservation partnerships with grants and technical assistance to benefit rivers, trails, greenways, local parks and recreation, regional heritage parks, open space and natural areas. Also issues snowmobile and ATV registrations. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesPennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
United States Department of the InteriorManages and sustains America's lands, water, wildlife, and energy resources; honors our nation's responsibilities to tribal nations; and advocates for America's island communities. United States Department of the InteriorUnited States Department of the Interior
United States Forest ServiceManages public lands in national forests and grasslands. United States Forest ServiceUnited States Forest Service

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