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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The Living Land: Monthly News for July 2024

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Since 1989

For over 35 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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There are many ways to protect your land while deriving tax benefits and other advantages, all while supporting our conservation mission.

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

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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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Elaine Mansfield

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This land supported my family for 37 years, and it will remain protected.

Yayoi Koizumi

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I think the protection of remaining natural areas is of paramount importance.

Matt Champlin

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I volunteer my time as a photographer and drone operator to showcase the beauty of the lands that the Land Trust protects.

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