Lacawac Marks 50th Anniversary with Brick Campaign


Leave your Legacy at Lacawac Sanctuary through the Commemorative Brick Campaign 

Lacawac Sanctuary is celebrating its 50th anniversary and friends and supporters are invited to leave their personal imprint on its history and future through participation in our Commemorative Brick Campaign.  Join us in celebration of this special anniversary through the purchase of an engraved brick that will be placed at the entrance of the Coulter Visitor Center and Dr. Susan S. Kilham Environmental Laboratory.

Since 1966 the mission of Lacawac Sanctuary has been to preserve the nearly pristine glacial Lake Lacawac, its watershed, the surrounding forest and historic structures in order to provide a venue for ecological research, scholarly interaction and the training of scientists; and provide public education on environmental and conservation issues. Lacawac has accomplished this mission by offering a diverse set of natural areas, facilities, and programs for PreK-12 grades, post-secondary educators and students, area residents, scientific researchers, and summer visitors to the region.

Commemorative bricks are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate family milestones and honor or memorialize loved ones. They are a great way to recognize a special person in your life, honor a casual effort, or commemorate a special occasion.

Why join our commemorative brick campaign? Support Lacawac’s commitment to educate the next generation of scientists and conservation leaders. Share your passion for our natural resources by providing opportunities for others to learn about nature. Show your commitment to nature and conservation. Commemorate a loved one, friend or special memory. Celebrate a birthday or other memorable occasion. Honor a teacher, colleague or a friend. Promote your business or group

Buy a brick at Lacawac’s Visitor Center and Environmental Laboratory and help support Lacawac’s mission of research, education and preservation for the next 50 years. Lacawac is a treasure and something special to be proud of and worth supporting. The brick campaign will allow Lacawac to raise the necessary funds to make upgrades to our visitor center and historic 1903 lodge. Each donated and engraved brick will be carefully placed in a new walkway leading visitors and guests to the entrance of the Coulter Visitor Center.

The Brick Campaign Donation Options are as follows:  4”x 8” Brick – $100 (3 lines of text 20 spaces per line) or 8”x 8” Brick – $250 (6 lines of text 20 spaces per line).

Bricks can be ordered online at:

For more information contact Lacawac at or 570-689-9494.  Visit for ordering options and a brick campaign brochure.

Lacawac Sanctuary is a nonprofit association founded in 1966 for the purpose of protecting a gift of the original Connell Park lands by Arthur and Isabel Watres and facilitating environmental education and research. Located on Lake Wallenpaupack, the Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation plays an important role in the preservation of Lake Lacawac, which is one of the southernmost glacial lakes in the hemisphere and has been preserved in pristine condition free from development and encroachment.

Lacawac Sanctuary has hosted many events to bring environmental awareness such as an annual ecology conference, various workshops, seminars and fundraisers. Lacawac Sanctuary is an ecological field research station and public environmental education facility.

Photo: (L to R) Bill Leishear, Lacawac Trustee and Craig Lukatch, Lacawac President
Photo: (L to R) Bill Leishear, Lacawac Trustee and Craig Lukatch, Lacawac President