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Conserving the Finger Lakes region's gorges, forests, lakeshore and farmland for over 20 years.

Easement Gift Protects 3,000+ Feet of Cayuga Lake Shoreline
Ithaca, NY. The Finger Lakes Land Trust today announced that it has accepted the donation of a perpetual conservation easement that will secure more than 3,000 feet of Cayuga Lake shoreline as well as 58 associated acres located between the villages of Aurora and Union Springs.
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Personal Stories Bring To Life Benefits Of Land Conservation: Jobs, Health & Resilience Amid Climate Change
ALBANYŚCommunity-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.
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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.
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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: Watching a Swarm of Honey Bees Choose its Home
06/27/2015, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Roy H. Park Preserve NORTH, Town of Dryden
Tom Seeley, Cornell University biologist and the world's leading expert on honey bee behavior, will… Read More


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Steege Hill Nature Preserve

Almost six miles of trail on nearly 800 acres of hardwood forest with hemlock-sided ravines, above Chemung River in Big Flats. Learn More...


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New Video:
The Launt-White Conservation Project

Featuring landowners Margaret White, Helen Launt, and Executive Director Andy Zepp

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Annual Report

See the Finger Lakes Land Trust Annual Report for FY 2013-2014

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