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Protect Your Land

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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Donate a Conservation Easement

You can protect your private lands forever while retaining ownership rights.

Find out how

Video About a Conservation Easement

How two sisters conserved the farmland that has been in their family for 200 years.

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Give Your Land for Conservation

An outright gift of land is one of the most generous legacies you can give.

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Give Other Types of Real Estate

Real estate gifts such as homes and farms can benefit you and the Land Trust.

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Make a Bequest or Living Trust

Many landowners carry out their conservation plans through through their wills.

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Donate a Retained Life Estate

You can donate real property and continue to use it during their lifetime.

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Landowner Stories

How people have conserved their lands with the Finger Lakes Land Trust.

See their stories