Our Mission

The Fox Chapel Area Land Trust preserves natural and unaltered lands in and around the vicinity of the Fox Chapel Area School District in Allegheny County, PA.

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Our Commitment

The Fox Chapel Area Land Trust plays a central role in conserving our community's natural heritage. Since 1978, we have been actively acquiring and preserving properties in their natural condition. Today, the Land Trust continues its efforts as an important landholder and conservationist within the Greater Fox Chapel Area!


The Land Trust is responsible for more than 83 acres throughout O'Hara Township, Fox Chapel Borough, and Indiana Township. Our holdings consist of directly owned properties and conservation agreements (called easements) that serve as an undisturbed habitat for our region's animals, birds, and flora, and to protect the natural sights and sounds that we associate with our community.

Support the Fox Chapel Area Land Trust

Our strength is amplified with community action, and you can help make a difference with the Fox Chapel Area Land Trust right now! Our vision is focused and unwavering to "ensure that the natural and unaltered lands in the Fox Chapel Area shall be the inheritance of all people". Click through below to learn more!

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FCALT directs its efforts to:

The preservation of land in the Greater Fox Chapel School District Area

The appeal of our members and donors who contribute to and support the purposes of the FCALT.

The protection of unaltered land in its natural state to benefit the community and manage the delicate balance of nature.

Promote the protection of native, natural resources and wildlife and  encourage a deep respect for and appreciation of our environment.