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Potter's Corner

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Located on Crowfoot road near Sloan Elementary School
GPS: N 40 27.212
       W 079 39.454
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Property Description

This 3.23 acre parcel has a large diversity of trees and a pristine stream and will be used by local school students in environmental studies.

The 3.23 acres of what is now Potter's Corner was deeded to the Westmoreland Conservancy by William J. Potter on April 20, 2001. Mr. Potter sold the land to the Conservancy at a bargain sale price of $45,000. The PA Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) awarded a grant for this property in the amount of $34,000 from the Department's Community Conservation Partnerships Program, which is a combination of funding sources from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund (Keystone), the Environmental Stewardship and Watershed Protection Act (Growing Greener) and Pennsylvania Recreational Trails funds.

The reserve preserves a sensitive ecosystem, enlarges the King Nature Reserve, and provides a wonderful educational opportunity, particularly to the young people of Sloan elementary school, who can access the trail from school property. Two eagle scout projects were completed in this reserve: One by Benjamin Lombard, who made an educational trail through the reserve to Sloan school, and Scott Ackmann, who built a bridge across Pearson Creek.



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