Photo: Long Creek Photography

Year in Review – Top Land Trust Stories of 2021

Dear Friends of the Finger Lakes, thank you for another extraordinary year in land and water conservation. In 2021, you helped the Land Trust surpass milestones of 28,000 acres protected forever and 47 miles of trails open to the public!  Please enjoy the following highlights in our Year in Review. Together we can do more great things in 2022! Our priority is to complete the purchase of Bell Station in spring. You can contribute today!

An aerial view of farmland and a blue lake

Photo: Bill Hecht

Cayuga Lake’s 470-Acre Bell Station Under Contract to Be Protected Forever

Three people cutting a ribbon at a new nature preserve

Photo: FLLT

Finger Lakes Land Trust Adds One-Mile Hiking Trail to Network of Conserved Lands Overlooking Skaneateles Lake

A creek bordered by green trees in summer

Photo: Scott Levine

Three Conservation Easements Protect Water Quality in Six Mile Creek Watershed

A father and son standing in a field with farm buildings in background

Photo: Nigel Kent

600 Acres of Canandaigua Farmland Conserved Forever, Protecting Against Intense Residential Development Pressure

A large swamp and wetland

Photo: Rob Howard

Land Acquisition a Win for Skaneateles Lake, Includes 2,275 Feet of Frontage on Bear Swamp Creek

Five people cutting a ribbon to celebrate improvements to a nature preserve

Photo: Chris Ray

Partnership Enhances Access at 793-Acre Steege Hill Nature Preserve Above Chemung River

A view of Cayuga Lake

Photo: Jeff Katris

Finger Lakes Land Trust Acquires 4,000 Feet of Cayuga Lake Shoreline in Tompkins County, Will Open New Public Nature Preserve

A lake with a barn and trees in the foreground

Photo: Heidi Spitzig

New 90-Acre Canandaigua Vista Preserve Open to the Public

An aerial view of farmland on hills above Skaneateles Lake

Photo: Matt Champlin

500 Acres of Farmland in Skaneateles Lake Watershed Protected

A hiking trail through a grassy meadow

Photo: Andy Zepp

Finger Lakes Land Trust Acquires Popular Ithaca Trailhead



“A Major Victory for Conservation” – Watch Our New Bell Station Movie and Help Us Protect This Pristine Cayuga Lake Shoreline Forever! Also See the Campaign Page for Project Details!

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