Photo: Trevor Andrews

The Living Land: Monthly News for December 2017

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Photo: Bill Hecht

Photo: Bill Hecht

We Need You!  An Extraordinary Chance to Save Owasco Shoreline:  See the Map & Video

The Land Trust has the opportunity to create a new conservation area on Owasco Lake. Over 1,100 feet of undeveloped, pristine shoreline will be protected with the purchase of 74 acres on the eastern shore.  We are raising money to purchase the property, open it to the public, and steward the land forever.  Please support the project.

Photo: FLLT

Photo: FLLT

Land Trust Saves Skaneateles Farmland with Sweeping Lake Valley Views

The Land Trust accepted the donation of a conservation easement that will forever conserve over 60 scenic acres overlooking Skaneateles Lake’s eastern shore.  The property is owned by Gil and Melinda Weatherly, and has been in Melinda’s family for three generations.  Read the story.

Photo: Pete Wiedmann

Photo: Pete Wiedmann

Give the Gift of Conservation to Friends and Family this Holiday Season!

‘Tis the season of giving and conserving!  You can do both when you send a gift membership to a friend or family member. Your donation goes to work conserving land and water — and you bring new people into the growing circle of conservationists.  Send a gift membership.


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Double Your Conservation Impact During Our Giving Challenge; A Generous Family Wants to Match Your Gift

New members, your gift will be 100% matched.  Double your dollars!  If you made a gift last year, every dollar that you give now in excess of your 2016 total will be matched.  Make your gift.

Photo: Dan Elswit

Photo: Dan Elswit

Let Your Legacy Conserve the Finger Lakes Forever by Joining the White Pine Society

Imagine your legacy helping to conserve the lands and waters of the Finger Lakes region. Learn more about planned giving options such as bequests, charitable trusts, and other assets.  More info.

 Video of the Month

Presenting an extraordinary chance to save pristine shoreline on Owasco Lake by creating a new public conservation area that protects wildlife habitat and water quality.  See the short video and map at  The Land Trust is raising money to purchase the property, open it the public, and steward the land forever!  Help save this open space with your donation today.  Please type “Owasco Project” in the comments field.

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