The property is a mosaic of woodlands and scenic meadows which support a diversity of wildlife.
All new donations will be matched on a one-to-one basis.
Just a short drive from downtown Canandaigua, the preserve features a one-mile loop trail and views of the lake.
Acquisition of the land will ensure the integrity of steep, wooded hillsides above Canandaigua Lake.
Acquisition of the site for conservation will greatly enhance public access to the east side of Cayuga Lake, which is 90% privately owned.
The locations were selected for their unique recreation opportunities in the region.
The conservation easements were granted by a group of landowners and friends who manage the lands collectively.
The FLLT achieved its land trust accreditation renewal—joining over 450 accredited land trusts across the nation committed to professional excellence.
The new trail connects the High Vista Nature Preserve and Hinchcliff Family Preserve.
The diverse property features meadows, woodlands, gorges, waterfalls, and panoramic lake views from several locations.
The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced it has purchased a small but critical parcel near the…
The parcel provides important wildlife habitat for a diversity of songbirds, raptors, and waterfowl.
FLLT and partners worked on several improvements that provided expanded and safer access to the preserve.
The property is wholly located in the Owasco Lake watershed.
The property is wholly within the Six Mile Creek watershed and has more than 6,200 feet of frontage on the creek.
The property consists of 310 acres of pastures, crop fields, and woodlands at Birdsall Farm in the town of Scott, Cortland County.
This project moved forward thanks to the unique capabilities of the Upper Susquehanna Coalition.
Owned and managed by Mark and Kim Stryker, the farm is located just off State Route 332, north of the city of Canandaigua.
Conserving the property will help protect Ithaca’s drinking water by prohibiting development on the steep slopes which drain into Six Mile Creek.
The project will help protect public water supplies in the city of Ithaca.