To conserve forever the lands and waters of the Finger Lakes region, ensuring scenic vistas, local foods, clean water, and wild places for everyone.
Toxic algae blooms (HABs) have struck all 11 Finger Lakes in recent years. See our new Water Quality hub and help us protect our lakes, streams, and drinking water!Learn and Help!
Explore over 45 nature preserves created by the Finger Lakes Land Trust – and discover the best outdoor adventures on our recreation site Go Finger Lakes.Interactive Map Go Finger Lakes
See our interactive map of free public nature preserves.
Take a closer look at the plants and animals you might see.
30,000+ acres conserved forever
34 years protecting land and water
200+ volunteers helping us work
45+ preserves open to the public
Tune into our News & Events page for updates on land and water conservation across the Finger Lakes region. Also watch nature videos!News & Events Nature Videos
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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!How You Can Help
There are many ways to protect your land while deriving tax benefits and other advantages, all while supporting our conservation mission.
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.
Your online donation goes to work right here in the Finger Lakes region, saving forests, farmlands, gorges, wetlands, and shorelines.
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.Volunteer Now Your Stories
The land on South Hill is special to our family in so many ways.
Members since 1997, we enjoy hiking and skiing in the preserves.
I love that there are so many unique preserves to explore!