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.

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Finger Lakes Land Trust Acquires Two Islands in the Susquehanna River

January 10, 2022

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Since 1989

For over 32 years, we have protected our priceless waters, wildlife, and ways of life. Will you help us do 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!

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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.

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Dee and Ed Baptist

We wanted to keep a large expanse of the land in forest and in perpetuity for our children and our children’s children.

Buzz Roberts

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

Scott E. Levine

I combine my love of nature and my passion for photography by providing the FLLT with imagery.