VISION STATEMENT EC will lead our communities in the reclamation of mine-scarred lands and streams, returning strong economic, environmental and social value by creating a well-planned vibrant valley, protected by green ridge tops.
MISSION EC is a non-profit organization committed to the reclamation and return of 16,000 acres of former coal company-owned land to the region. It collaborates with local communities, government agencies, educational institutions, and the private sector to spearhead the creation and implementation of plans that restore the land's economic, recreational, residential and ecological value. To achieve this objective, Earth Conservancy: 1. Develops sustainable land-use plans 2. Commits to provide 10,000 acres for recreation and open space 3. Leads reclamation efforts of mine scarred lands and water resources and guides their reutilization 4. Funds its work through sale of Conservancy land and other resources and through public and private sector partners 5. Partners with local communities to achieve our mission 6. Educates the community-at-large on environmental issues, the benefits of reclamation and effective land-use planning.