With more than 600 acres recently protected in our Upper Delaware River region, we’re inspired by the landowners that made the decision to conserve their special properties. Each one has a unique story to tell, with a legacy that goes back for generations–and now, will continue for generations to come.
Read about the Sullivan County, NY dairy farm that’s been in continuous operation since the 1860s–and now, will always remain a farm or a forest thanks to landowner Chuck Laven. Learn more about the family legacy that the Pearsons have honored by conserving their 65 acres in Pike County, PA–a special spot that their family has visited since the 1890s. Or read about the love for the land that led Michael and Elizabeth Drummond to protect more than 200 acres in Wayne County, PA–and the pristine lake on the property with a direct connection to the Delaware River.
Visit our Landowner Stories archive for these stories and more, of the individuals, families, and communities who together have protected nearly 15,000 acres in our region.