Finger Lakes Land Trust

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Our Mission

To conserve forever the lands and waters of the Finger Lakes region, ensuring scenic vistas, local foods, clean water, and wild places for everyone.

Understanding our Mission and Vision

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Tune into our News & Events page for updates on land and water conservation in the Finger Lakes region.  You can also download our free publications.

News & Events Publications

Land Trust Launches Six Mile Creek Protection Project

March 30, 2016

The parcel contains over 900 feet of frontage on Six Mile Creek - the source of Ithaca’s drinking water.

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Events Calendar

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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Get our free email newsletter and you’ll be the first to know about special events in land and water conservation around the region.

Save More Land.

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

Save Your Land

There are many ways to protect your land while deriving tax benefits and other advantages, all while supporting our conservation mission.

I have land to protect

Join Today

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.

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Make a Gift

Your online donation goes to work right here in the Finger Lakes region, saving forests, farmlands, gorges, wetlands, and shorelines.

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Get Involved.

We need you!  Our members, volunteers, and landowners make conservation happen.  Sign up to volunteer, and see "people stories" about a few great Land Trust supporters.

Volunteer Now Your Stories
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John & Katie Rybinski

When I was a young kid I always dreamed of having our farm intact.

1-Buzz Roberts

Buzz Roberts

Members since 1997, we enjoy hiking and skiing in the preserves.

1-Kevin Sio

Kevin Sio

I am a video production guy with nearly 40 years in the business.