Photo: Bill Hecht

The Living Land: Monthly News for April 2016

Sign up free to get the top conservation stories in our monthly email newsletter, The Living Land.  Now the latest news…

Photo: Brian Maley

Help Protect Ithaca’s Drinking Water!

The Land Trust just protected 126 acres in the town of Dryden, featuring over 900 feet of frontage on Six Mile Creek.  This project protects Ithaca’s drinking water supply, conserves two county-designated natural areas, and provides a destination for outdoor recreation.  See the Story

Photo: Betsy Darlington

Photo: Betsy Darlington

Love Your Land?  Learn How to Protect It in These Free Conservation Workshops.

The Land Trust is partnering with several organizations throughout the region to offer free public conservation workshops for private landowners.  Workshops will be held in Tompkins, Schuyler, Seneca, Cortland and Ontario counties in May and June. Learn about the various tools available for protecting your land and water! Learn more.

Photo: Betsy Darlington

Photo: Betsy Darlington

Spring Volunteer Signups!  Register Online for Our Trailblazer Team.

With over 30 publicly accessible nature preserves to maintain, there’s always lots to do! We are seeking volunteers to clear trails, climb hills, and build stuff!  It’s a great way to get outdoors with other good people.  Sign up here.

Photo: FLLT

Photo: FLLT

Protect Six Mile Creek and Other Special Places With Easy & Automatic Giving Online.

Many friends of the Land Trust are enjoying an easy way to advance conservation in the Finger Lakes:  Automatic Monthly Giving.  Simply select the “Monthly” option on our web donation form.

Photo: Staff

Photo: Staff

An Evening Woodcock Walk, Spring Bird Quest, and More Events!

Take a walk on a new nature preserve in search of the American Woodcock, join us for Spring Bird Quest at four exciting locations, or choose from more public events around the region! See the Events Calendar.

Video of the Month


Watch this video report on our Six Mile Creek Project, featuring Land Trust Executive Director Andy Zepp interpreting the land for the Ithaca Journal.  See other clips on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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