Go Birding! Join us for a Birding Walk in June!

Join us on Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 am for a moderate to easy hike through the woodlands, meadows, and around the pond at our Joseph A. Blake Jr. Wildlife Sanctuary on Middle Road in the Town of Rutland. This event has come at the perfect time, as we just finished expanding our three trails, and they’re ready […]

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Spring into Spring With a Walk in the Woods

Come out and join us in exploring the forests along the beautiful Independence River while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of spring on Saturday, May 4th at 10:00 am. Here you will learn about the history of the land, which was once a working tree farm. We will talk about managing a forest and […]

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Unique Partnership Strengthens Farming and Ft. Drum Viability

“We decided to protect this property because we do not want to see any type of development happen, particularly on our agricultural land,” explained Jefferson County landowners Albert and Theresa Desormeaux. “I wish there was some way to protect all valuable agricultural land in this area of the North Country,” added Albert. The Desormeaux’s have […]

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