About Tug Hill Tomorrow

Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is an independent, nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization based on Watertown, NY. We work throughout the 2,100 square mile region, serving portions of Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Herkimer and Oswego counties. Since 1991, we have permanently conserved more than 7,000 acres, and worked with over 50 landowners. The conserved land includes working farms, productive forestland, recreation and wild lands – all conserved through voluntary, private land protection. The conservation work of Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust protects wildlife habitat, maintains scenic vistas, encourages recreational opportunities, and fosters a renewed sense of community.

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Stories and S’mores at the Zoo

Gather round the campfire and celebrate the end of summer with s’mores and epic tales at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park on Wednesday, August 30th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Local storyteller Lynn Morgan will draw you in with enchanting stories about nature by the fire. This event is FREE and held […]

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August Tug Hill Trail Volunteer Day

You’re invited to help build the  Tug Hill Traverse Trail on Sunday, August 20th from 10 AM to 4 PM. Currently, the proposed 20-mile trail has been flagged and minimal work has been done around the entrance. Plan to meet at the end of the G&W road (north end) on Friday. Please see the map above for more […]

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Venerable Folks Exhibit Travels to Old Forge

Friday, August 4th you are invited to attend the art opening and reception of “Bridging Tug Hill to the Adirondacks,” at the Old Forge Library from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. If you have been busy this summer, and weren’t able to catch the “Venerable Folks of Tug Hill” exhibit at the State Building in Watertown […]

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You’re Invited: The Best Westdale Paddle

Westdale – Let go of your worries and paddle downstream with Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust (THTLT) on Saturday, August 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. as we explore the West Branch of Fish Creek. This easygoing paddle will be 2-3 miles in length, with plenty of time to observe wildlife and dip your […]

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Two Tug Hill Traverse Work Days

** The work day scheduled for Friday, July 14th has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Thank you in advance for your understanding. *** You’re invited to help build the  Tug Hill Traverse Trail on Sunday, July 16th. Currently the proposed 20-mile trail has been flagged and minimal work has been done around the entrance. Plan […]

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You’re Invited: Donor & Volunteer Thank You Picnic

This summer we are thanking our Donors and Volunteers with a Thank You Picnic along the Independence River. We appreciate all that you do. We’re so excited to thank you for your support, and for making land protection possible in our beloved Tug Hill. Join us on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 am – 2 pm along […]

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Summer Evening Hikes with THTLT

Looking for a fun, relaxing way to unwind after a long day at work? Join Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust (THTLT) for a series of Summer Evening Hikes at the protected Wildlife Sanctuary in Rutland led by land trust staff. These hikes will be held on the third Wednesday of every month from June through […]

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Art Opening for the Kids – Young Talent at Full Moon Art Reflections

Looking for a fun weekend event? Stop by Full Moon Reflections Art Gallery on Saturday, June 17th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm for an art opening with Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust to celebrate nature photos taken by local children. The photographs featured in this exhibit are the result of a Kids Nature Photography Workshop […]

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Celebrate Tug Hill Legends in Watertown

Have you seen the Venerable Folk of Tug Hill exhibit yet? It’s been traveling throughout the North Country this spring, and you can now see it at the State Office Building in downtown Watertown. The exhibit, created by artist Loretta Lepkowski in partnership with the Traditional Arts of Upstate New York (TAUNY), is a celebration […]

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Tug Hill Traverse Trail Work Day

You’re invited to join the first workday of the season on the Tug Hill Traverse Trail. Currently the proposed 20-mile trail has been flagged and minimal work has been done around the entrance. Plan to meet at the Michigan Mills Road trailhead. Bring lopping shears, hand saws, clippers, (please label your tools), gloves, sturdy footwear, […]

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