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Emerald Necklace Grows Through Land Purchase in Southern Tompkins County
The Land Trust has acquired 158 forested acres in southern Tompkins County, within the Emerald Necklace. Approximately 70 acres of the property will be added to the Land Trust’s existing 200-acre Charles Spencer Nature Preserve. See the Story
Join Us for Camino de Cayuga — a Benefit for the Land Trust!
Toro Run Winery is hosting a “hike & taste” event to benefit the Land Trust. Join us for Camino de Cayuga and hike from Toro Run to the Land Trust’s VanRiper Conservation Area and enjoy wine and food tastings along the way. A Brazilian BBQ and live music by Seneca Jam will begin at 12:00 pm. All ticket sales benefit the Land Trust! Learn more
Hinchcliff Family Preserve is Temporarily Closed Due to Recent Storm Damage
The Hinchcliff Family Preserve overlooking Skaneateles Lake in the town of Spafford, Onondaga County, is temporarily closed due to recent storm damage. Please refrain from visiting the preserve until further notice. Learn more
Land Trust Receives State Funding to Protect Water Quality in the Southern Tier
The Land Trust has been awarded $124,212 in grant funding through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program. The grant funding will be used to permanently protect 69 acres and over 18,000 feet of streamside buffers on three unique properties. Read the Story
Explore our Region with the Land Trust’s Free Events!
Explore the gorgeous creeks and waterfalls of our region this summer or take a slow walk in search of snails. We have more events still to come! See the Event Calendar
Video of the Month
Please enjoy this short video about Wesley Hill Nature Preserve which is conserved forever by the Land Trust. In the western Finger Lakes, bordering the northern rim of the immense Briggs Gully, the preserve offers over 5 1/2 miles of hiking trails on 390 acres of protected forest and fields. Plan your visit to Wesley Hill on gofingerlakes.org, the new outdoor recreation site.