• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

Founded in 1967, French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust aims to preserve, steward and connect people to the land in northern Chester County. Since it was founded, French & Pickering has successfully preserved critical natural areas, improved water quality, increased ecological resiliency and promoted watershed stewardship. Additionally, the organization has established two publicly accessible nature preserves for the physical and mental benefits they provide to visitors as well as their ecological benefits.

Land Protected



  • 1985

  • Yes

  • 4

  • 380

  • 22

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.