At a Glance 

North Museum and Franklin & Marshall College announce transition regarding the Millport Conservancy

May 5, 2022 News Release

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Millport Conservancy

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Visitors to Millport can explore the Conservancy’s extensive nature trails that wind past the original millrace and through its woods and meadows. Visitors will also experience firsthand the award-winning restoration of the Lititz Run, a model watershed effort.

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This 19th-century grain mill remains the centerpiece of what is now an 85-acre refuge for native wildlife and plant species. In 2008, Franklin & Marshall College became a partner with the Conservancy.

Through this partnership, the College is able to expand its educational and research projects. 

The Millport Conservancy oversees a variety of activities to:

  • Maintain the existing buildings as well as the land and waters that serve as a sanctuary for its native flora and fauna
  • Host environmental and other related research, and provide programming for educational and nonprofit organizations to promote environmental awareness
  • Secure grants and contributions to support the Conservancy's programs
  • Implement programs for soil erosion control, wetlands restoration and stream management
  • Encourage the propagation of wildlife and waterfowl in the area by planting, installing, studying and maintaining appropriate nesting areas
  • Support catch-and-release fly-fishing on the beautifully restored Lititz Run, one of the area's finest trout streams


Protecting and Preserving Our Land, Our Water Resources and Our Heritage Through Education and Teamwork

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Opportunities for Support

Please support our ongoing conservation efforts.

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Visitor Guidelines and FAQs

The Millport Conservancy exists due to the generosity of Carolyn and Robert S. Wohlsen '50 and their family. We ask you to show your gratitude by respecting the spirit and the letter of the listed guidelines.

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The Pulse

Story 4/5/2017

Earth Day 2017 at Millport

Come celebrate Earth Day with a full slate of activities!

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Story 11/24/2014

Streamlines Dec. 2014

Check out the latest newsletter from Millport!

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