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Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Wildlife Biologist Peter Nye will explore the biology, remarkable comeback, and current status of Bald Eagles in New York State and elsewhere. This event is free and open to the public. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is located at 159 Sapsucker Woods Road in Ithaca. Learn More
Landowners Stephen and Kathryn Trechter recently expanded their conservation easement to protect 25 additional acres bordering Sugar Hill State Forest. The property is located within the watershed of Glen Creek, which flows into Catherine Creek, a principal tributary to Seneca Lake. See the Story
Our annual report detailing our achievements over the last 12 months is now available. With the help of over 200 volunteers, the Land Trust now stewards nearly 20,000 acres – including 30 nature preserves with over 40 miles of hiking trails and 124 conservation easements that conserve land that remains in private ownership. Read the report
We have a winner! Thank you for all the great submissions which will help us inspire others to support conservation in the Finger Lakes! It was hard to pick only 3 winners! We are also listing 2 runners up! See the winners
Join us Saturday, October 15 for our last free event of the year! Akiva Silver of Twisted Tree Farm will lead a walk that will focus on identification, natural history, wildlife value, the role of invasive plants, as well as survival uses of trees and shrubs. Learn more
Video of the Month
See the beautiful Staghorn Cliffs of Skaneateles Lake on a stunning fall day just before the foliage turned. It’s not too late to hop in your kayak and paddle to the Cora Kampfe Dickinson Conservation Area, where you will see a protected stretch of the Staghorn Cliffs. You can watch other short videos on the Land Trust YouTube Channel.