Photo: Nigel Kent

The Living Land: Monthly News for May 2018

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Our Annual Meeting & Celebration is June 2. Let’s Toast to Saving More Lands and Waters!

We hope you’ll join us at Hopshire Farm & Brewery, just outside of Ithaca, on June 2 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Learn about our current projects and enjoy happy hour with local beer, snacks, and conversation with Land Trust staff and volunteers. Learn more.

Photo: Betsy Darlington

Spring Bird Quest is Back on Memorial Day Weekend

Land Trust volunteer and birder extraordinaire Mark Chao will lead four birding trips on Memorial Day weekend. In late May, FLLT lands offer an amazing opportunity to view birds in their season of song, courtship, foraging, and raising young. Come experience the stunning diversity of breeding birds this spring while also raising funds to protect critical bird habitat! More info

Photo: Chris Ray

Learn to Navigate at the Houghton Land Preserve in Corning!

Join us for a fun and safe exploration of aidless navigation at the Houghton Land Preserve in Corning on Saturday, May 26 at 10 a.m. We’ll stray off the trail a bit, play some awareness games and activities, and rely on our inner awareness to navigate the landscape.  Suitable for adults, as well as children who are accompanied with a parent/guardian. Learn more and register.

Photo: Darin Harrison Top 6 Paddling Spots in the Finger Lakes Region!

On a warm spring afternoon, there is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the Finger Lakes than by boat.  From two wild lakes to bayou-like swamps to a mighty river, the region boasts a diversity of opportunities for quiet water paddling. See the paddling spots!

Photo: Chris Ray

Tree Identification, Moth Night, and a Snail Walk—Check Out Our June Calendar of Free Public Events!

Our Talks & Treks program is just getting started! We have something for everyone at our free public events in the region including tree, snail, and moth identification in June. See the calendar.

Photo: Chris Ray

Free Hikyoga® Class in Corning!

Join Hikyoga instructor Elizabeth for an evening adventure at the Houghton Land Preserve in Corning on Thursday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Hikyoga blends hiking and yoga for well-being in beautiful outdoor locations. Learn more and register.

Video of the Month

A fisher at Logan Hill Nature Preserve!  See the short video filmed by Land Trust volunteer Betsy Darlington using motion-sensor camera.

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