Tarsa Family Farm

Accomplishments …

Schaefferstown Log Barn providing assistance to PA Log House Society

Coleman Park – Assistance with DCNR Grant and coordination

Coleman's Park

Quittapahilla Creek Watershed Association – working together to improve watershed

Conservation Easement Program – working with private landowners.

Tulpehocken Greenway Study Development Implementation

Conservancy Annual Scholarship Program awarded to students for Environmental/Conservation Projects

Sponsor for Quittapahilla Wetland Improvement Grants

Participated in 2007 Lebanon County Comprehensive Plan Task Force

Offered free field trips and educational programs which has included the Green Home Tour featuring information on green building materials and alternative energy for home heating

Highlands Coalition which seeks to protect and enhance the sustainability of the more than 3 million acre Highlands region of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut

Kittatinny Ridge Project - a collaborative effort of local, regional, and state organizations and agencies to focus public attention on the importance of the 185-mile long forested Ridge through Pennsylvania

Lebanon County Heritage Trail map/brochure project.

With the support of the Allen Theatre in Annville, educational film events have been offered for public viewing:
Polar Bear/Arctic Expedition, An Inconvenient Truth, Fresh, Split Estate, Living Downstream, The Gettysburg Story

Partnered with the Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition to host the Round The Valley bicycle ride event to benefit the Middle Creek Initiative and preserve Tundra Swan habitats in Lebanon County

Conduct easement parties (informational events) in different county locales to generate “neighborhood” interest in land preservation

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”

John Muir