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WELCOME Our organization preserves and protects greenspace with an emphasis in the Pittsburgh International Airport Corridor. Hollow Oak Land Trust owns over 400 acres and protects another 100 acres through conservation agreements with landowners. Our conservation areas are open to the public for hiking, biking and relaxing in the great outdoors.

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All of our lands are open to the public for hiking, biking and appreciation of nature.
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Join Us: If you support local land protection for wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation, then support Hollow Oak Land Trust as a member!
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Opportunities for Airport Area Businesses: We invite your company and co-workers to make a difference in improving our local environment.
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Recent Events

Fat Bike Fest
Montour Woods Conservation Area
February 7, 2015

Dozens of avid cyclists joined Hollow Oak in celebrating the release of a new cycling jersey. After a chilly yet thrilling mountain bike ride on the snow-packed trails of Montour Woods Conservation Area, cyclists enjoyed a campfire and BBQ featuring Mr. GZ's Slatherrring Sauce as well as swag giveaways from Aerotech Designs in Coraopolis.

Christmas Bird Count
Montour Woods & Boggs Run Conservation Areas
January 4, 2015

Hollow Oak participated in the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, a tradition of the Audubon Society. Volunteers observed over 25 different species of birds at two of Hollow Oak's conservation areas, including red-tailed hawks, bluebirds, and four different species of woodpecker. The results of the bird count, which is carried out across the country, are important to conservation and assessment of bird population health.

In The News

Nonprofit to show off latest acquisition of trails
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
To beat the wintertime blues, Hollow Oak hosts a celebration of Montour Woods Conservation Area with mountain bike rides and a campfire.

Hollow Oak Land Trust creates program to involve youth
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Hollow Oak recently created a Youth Land Stewardship Program to engage younger people in habitat management and trail stewardship.

Brook Trout Make Meeks Run Home
Allegheny West Magazine
With the help of HOLT and Moon Middle School students, brook trout have made their way into Meeks Run. Story is found on page 11 of this issue.

Moon Middle Schoolers Say Goodbye to Class Project
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This is another article highlighting the middle school science project in collaboration with HOLT.

Students Learn from Trout
The Allegheny Front
This article looks at the science involved with raising and releasing brook trout into Meeks Run.

Hit the Trails with HOLT
Flightline, The Chamber Pittsburgh Airport Area
We were featured in the cover story of the June 2013 issue.

Creating A Greenway Trail System in Moon Township
Moon Township Messenger
An introduction to local residents in the official publication of Moon Township government services.

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PA BCO statement: Your donations to Hollow Oak Land Trust are tax deductible. The official registration and financial information of Hollow Oak Land Trust may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.