About us

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The Land Conservancy of Adams County is an accredited, member-supported, 501(c)3 nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving the rural lands and character of Adams County, Pennsylvania.


The Land Conservancy is governed by a Board of Directors elected to serve a three-year term and who may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. Two staff members manage daily tasks.

Board of Directors

John Kiehl, President
Norma L. Calhoun, Vice President
Carrie Russell, Secretary
Katie Epstein, Treasurer
Kelly Alsedek
Jeff Glahn
Beth Kirby
Chris Little
Emma Lower
Randy Phiel
Mark Purdy
Craig Rockey
Mary Margaret Stewart


Sarah Kipp, Conservation Coordinator
Marti Shaw, Operations


We are funded by private donations, grants, easement partners, fundraisers, and by our approximately 500 members. Read our audited 2013 financial statement here. See our 2014 financial profile here. See our 2014 annual report here.


Land Conservancy of Adams County
P.O. Box 4584
670 Old Harrisburg Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325

*Our office is staffed Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.