Berks Nature

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Entity Information

Address 
575 St. Bernadine Street, Reading, PA, 19607
Phone Number 
(610) 372-4992 Ext. 116
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1976
State(s) of Operation 
Pennsylvania
Counties of Operation 
Berks
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Farm / ranch land
Types of Resources Protected 
Working forest land
Water resources including wetlands
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Historic / cultural resources
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Farm / ranch land

Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) Participation

December 31, 2011

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities / Programs Offered That Support Farmers and / or Ranchers 
Support implementation of conservation plans
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Lease land to farmers and / or ranchers
Accept donated easements on farms and / or ranches
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