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We are a member-based nonprofit dedicated to protecting and restoring the region’s waters, forests, natural areas and wildlife, planting community trees, gardens and greenspaces, and caring for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.
Reserve your fallingwater experience
Fallingwater Reopens for 2021 Season
Fallingwater reopens March 6 for its 58th tour season with exterior guided and self-guided tours. Explore the house’s intimate relationship with nature, enjoy a delicious lunch from the Fallingwater Café and browse the Museum Store. Our Speyer Gallery opens April 1, featuring an exhibition on Joseph Urban’s designs for Kaufmann’s Department Store.

Beginning in May, we’ll offer specialty tours brunch, focus and sunset which offer in-depth experiences, and we’re taking reservations now for our popular Forest to Table Dinners in April, July and October.

Discover why Fallingwater was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019 and experience a place that the Kaufmann family believed would enrich lives, inspire generations and connect people to nature.

Learn about the newest property protected by WPC
Donated Easement Protects Wild Trout Stream and Hemlock Stands
One hundred forested acres are now protected in Clearfield County, thanks to the donation of a conservation easement that will safeguard water quality in Bell Run, a wild trout stream and tributary to the West Branch Susquehanna. Eastern hemlock stands dominate the forested riparian corridor.
Apply for Treevitalize plantings
Apply for Fall Tree Plantings
Trees add value to your property, improve air quality and play a key role in storm water management. City of Pittsburgh communities can apply to receive free trees through TreeVitalize Pittsburgh. Receive forestry expertise, trees, supplies and planting event coordination for neighborhood groups.
Apply for internships
Last Call to Apply for Summer Internships
We're hiring summer watershed conservation interns and an AmeriCorps land steward. In addition, Fallingwater has summer internships for college students interested in digital multimedia, landscape architecture, collections and education. We have job opportunities available, too.
Get Funds for Community Veggie Gardens
Get Funds for Community Veggie Gardens
Calling all community food gardens in Allegheny County that could use seeds, compost, tools or technical assistance! Community food gardens managed by schools and various community and nonprofit organizations can now apply to receive material support through WPC’s Community Garden Sustainability Fund in partnership with Grow Pittsburgh.
Volunteer at our community gardens
Celebrate Spring: Volunteer at Our Gardens
Are you excited for the first day of spring, March 20, to arrive? Celebrate by volunteering in one of our 130+ community flower gardens! We need stewards for several gardens, as well as volunteers to plant flowers at all gardens. Can’t volunteer, but still want to help beautify your community? You can sponsor a garden.
Save the date for our virtual annual members meeting
Save the Date: Virtual Annual Members’ Meeting is May 11
Attend our Virtual Annual Members Meeting on May 11 at noon, EST. WPC President and CEO Tom Saunders will present a live overview of the accomplishments you’ve made possible and how WPC and Fallingwater faced the challenges of the past year. Staff will provide brief project highlights. Look for registration information soon.
Download images for your desktop or virtual meeting
Download Images for Your Desktop or Virtual Meeting
Showing your love for nature, a WPC property or Fallingwater just got easier! With each new season, we’ll offer several complimentary images of nature and Fallingwater for display on your computer desktop or virtual meeting background. These high-resolution, one-size-fits-all images replace our desktop calendar. Change them as often as you like.
Purchase a book from the Fallingwater Museum Store
Fallingwater Museum Store
In celebration of Speyer Gallery’s 2021 opening exhibition, Joseph Urban’s Designs for Kaufmann’s, the Fallingwater Museum Store highlights delightful books on Pittsburgh’s beloved department store. Under the leadership of Edgar J. Kaufmann and his wife, Liliane, Kaufmann’s Department Store became a forum for exhibitions of art, cutting-edge technology and Parisian haute couture. Kaufmann commissioned architect Joseph Urban to create a modern and stylish design for the Pittsburgh store.
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News from the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy for March 2021
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and 100% of your donation is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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