Berks County is blessed with abundant natural resources: forested ridges, numerous streams and rivers, fertile topsoil, and abundant rainfall. Agriculture was, and remains, a dominant influence in the County. The Berks County Vision 2020 Comprehensive Plan identified 29.2% (162,199 acres) of Berks County land to be used as agricultural production. In addition, forested lands make up the largest land-cover category in Berks County – 42.6% (236,014 acres).
Our team works hard everyday to build relationships with hundreds of landowners to help protect these important lands. Learn more about our special places in Berks and help to make a difference today!