Photo: Brian Maley

The Living Land: Monthly News for March 2017

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Photo: Provided

Photo: Provided

29 Acres and a Piece of Skaneateles Lake History Conserved Forever

The Land Trust recently protected 29 acres on the eastern hillside of Skaneateles Lake in the town of Spafford with a conservation easement. The property has been in Art Woldt’s family since 1920 when it was purchased by his grandfather who farmed the land into his 80s. See the Story.

Photo: Bill Hecht

Photo: Bill Hecht

Land Purchase Adds To Nature Preserve Featuring Cayuga Lake Shoreline

Bordering Cayuga Lake in the town of Romulus, the VanRiper Conservation Area and Whitlock Nature Preserve together provide public access to a rare and beautiful mix of shoreline and forest ecosystems. The Land Trust recently added 15 acres to expand this natural area, and with this latest addition, the preserve now spans over 96 acres of diverse wildlife habitats. Learn more.


Sign Up to Be Notified When “Go Finger Lakes” Goes Live!

Coming very soon from the Finger Lakes Land Trust, your free online guide to the best hikes, bikes, paddles, and outdoor adventures.  Get Outdoors… Go Finger Lakes!  Sign up free.

Photo: Tom Reimers

See our Spring Schedule of Free Public Events and Get Outside!

Want to get outside with the Land Trust this spring? We have a lot in store for you—from Spring Bird Quest, to a twilight night hike, and a “herp” trip for kids!  Explore the natural world with us! See the Schedule.

Video of the Month

Please enjoy this short scenic video about the Roy H. Park Preserve where you can wander wetlands, meadows, and woodlands.

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