Photo: David Kotok

Learn the Land

You can explore the inspiring Finger Lakes region through our free public nature preserves and online conservation materials. You can also discover the best hikes, bikes, paddles, and adventures on our special outdoor recreation site:

Find a Nature Preserve

Discover our 30+ conservation areas where you can hike, paddle, and explore.

Get outdoors!

Watch Nature Videos

Explore conserved lands and other topics in our video gallery.

See the videos!

“Lakes, Farms, and Forests Forever”

The Finger Lakes Land Trust presents a bold agenda for saving lands and waters.

See the report

Our New Outdoor Recreation Site

Find the best hikes, bikes, paddles, and adventures on

See the web site!

A Closer Look at Plants and Animals

Read over 20 feature articles about the plants and animals of the Finger Lakes region.

Zoom in!

Our Conservation Strategies

Do we have focus areas? How do we choose which lands and waters to protect?

Learn how we work

Conservation in The Region (FAQ)

Isn't there plenty of green space around here? What is a land trust, anyway?

Get the FAQs

Understanding Our Mission & Vision

See how each word of these core statements helps to guide our conservation work.

Get the breakdown

Numbers + Doodles = Fun Factoids

How many feet of lakeshore are protected? How many people volunteer with us?

See how they add up

Phenology Trail at the Park Preserve

Try your hand at citizen science and learn about seasonal changes in your world.

Try the trail!

Interpretive Signs at FLLT Preserves

Educational panels—in watercolor—at some of our most popular nature preserves.

Check them out

Educational Events

You can find free, family-friendly events at many of our nature preserves.

Join us!

Conservation Plans

Published reports by FLLT on specific focus areas in the Finger Lakes region.

Read the plans

Lots More Learning

Flip through our newsletters, brochures, and other materials to "learn the land."

See our publications