Land Trust Releases Upper Susquehanna Watershed Assessment Report
06/06/2012In response to increasing development pressure in the southern portion of its service area, the Finger Lakes Land Trust assessed the organizationís portion of the Upper Susquehanna watershed for conservation priority areas. During its 23-year history, the Land Trust has focused much of its land protection efforts in the Great Lakes watershed where threats to natural resources have been greater. However, nearly 50% of the organizationís service area lies within the Upper Susquehanna watershed and threats to the region from sprawling development patterns, alterations of creeks and wetlands and natural gas development are growing.
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