Personal Stories Bring To Life Benefits Of Land Conservation: Jobs, Health & Resilience Amid Climate Change
ALBANY—Community-based conservation groups championing the benefits of open space, farmland conservation and parks today released a compelling publication detailing the broad benefits that conserved land provides in New York State. Land Stories: Creating Jobs, Building Healthier, More Resilient Communities profiles 13 conservation initiatives across the state and focuses on how state investments in these projects positively impact the economy, quality of life and public safety in the face of climate change.
Conservation Easement Gift Protects Forest & Stream Corridor At Brook Farm – Iconic Skaneateles Landmark
Ithaca, NY - The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced today that that it has accepted a donation of a conservation easement on 14 acres in the Town of Skaneateles from Louise Robinson. The easement protects the forested portion of Brook Farm, one of the venues for the annual Skaneateles Festival – a series of concerts that feature internationally recognized musicians.
State Grant Provides Support for Development of Skaneateles Lake Conservation Area
Ithaca, NY - The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced today that it has been awarded $306,525 from the New York State Office of Parks and Recreation in support of efforts to acquire and develop the Hinchcliff Family Preserve, located at the southern end of Skaneateles Lake.
Conservation Easement on Lansing Property Protects Cayuga Lake Watershed
The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced today that it has accepted a donation of a conservation easement on 46 hillside acres overlooking Cayuga Lake from Mike and Carrie Koplinka-Loehr.
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Talks & Treks: Tree Indentification Walk
03/28/2015, 2:00 p.m., Roy H. Park Preserve SOUTH, Town of Dryden
Akiva Silver, naturalist, landscaper, and outdoor educator, will lead a walk that will focus on… Read More
Talks & Treks: Morning Bird Walk
05/16/2015, 8:00 a.m., Van Riper Conservation Area/Whitlock Nature Preserve
Town of Romulus
Co-sponsored and led by Eaton Birding Society. Located on the western shore… Read More
Talks & Treks: Frogs, Snakes, Salamanders, and Toads!
07/11/2015, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., High Vista Preserve, Town of Scott
It's amazing what can be found in our nearby forests and streams if we look… Read More
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