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Land Trust Expands Network of Conserved Land at the South End of Canandaigua Lake
The latest addition to the Land Trust’s holdings is a scenic 18-acre parcel overlooking the south end of Canandaigua Lake and the West River in Naples, Ontario County. Located on Greisa Hill Road, the property features meadows as well as a rugged gorge and hillside woodlands above State Route 21. See the Story.
Partnership Protects Bald Eagle Habitat at Owasco Flats
The Land Trust has acquired 33 acres near the south end of Owasco Lake in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Villages of Montour Falls and Watkins Glen. The property was purchased as part of a mitigation project aimed at offsetting the disturbance of Bald Eagle habitat near Seneca Lake. See the Story.
We Want to Hear from You! Join Us to Learn about the Houghton Land Preserve
Earlier this summer, Jamie and Maisie Houghton donated 195 acres of land on Spencer Hill to the Land Trust. To learn more about our plans for this beautiful property, join us on Wednesday, September 21 from 7:00-8:00 pm at the United Steel Workers Local 1000 Union Hall at 100 Civic Center Plaza in Corning. Learn more.
Lands Surrounding Mark Twain’s Summer Home Conserved Forever
The Land Trust has accepted the donation of a conservation easement in the town of Elmira, Chemung County from Katherine and Thomas Roehlke. The Roehlke’s is the third conservation easement donated to protect lands surrounding Quarry Farm which served as writing retreat for Samuel Clemens, the author well-known as Mark Twain. See the Story.
Trees, Eagles, Fungi, Oh My! Check Out Our Free Fall Events!
Our fall schedule is packed with plenty of free events! Join us for a fungi identification walk, a presentation on Bald Eagles in New York State or a tree identification walk with Akiva Silver. See the Schedule.
Video of the Month
See the new Logan Hill Nature Preserve from the air in this short video created in honor of the recent dedication. Come hike the marvelous new conservation land at Candor, New York, this autumn! See the video on YouTube and our preserve profile.