To conserve forever the lands and waters of the Finger Lakes region, ensuring scenic vistas, local foods, clean water, and wild places for everyone.
You can explore over 30 nature preserves created by the Finger Lakes Land Trust, all free and open to the public for quiet recreation year-round.Interactive Map
17,000+ acres conserved forever.
25 years protecting land and water.
200 volunteers helping us work.
31 preserves open to the public.
One of the protected farm properties is the main source of food for The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond.
Did you know we host over 25 family-friendly events each year? See our calendar of hikes, talks, paddles, cleanups, fundraisers, and more.
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Each year, we save roughly 1,000 more acres of the Finger Lakes region, protecting the lands and waters that we all love. How do we do it? Powered by you!How You Can Help
There are many ways to protect your land while deriving tax benefits and other advantages, all while supporting our conservation mission.
You’ll feel the joy of saving vital lands and sparkling waters when you join the Finger Lakes Land Trust through our easy online form.
Your online donation goes to work right here in the Finger Lakes region, saving forests, farmlands, gorges, wetlands, and shorelines.