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Tug Hill for

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A Campaign to Save What Matters Most

watercolor drawing by Bob MacNamara
Drawing: ©Bob McNamara, Photo: Zach Wakeman

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

To keep everyone as safe as possible, we will practice COVID-19 social distancing guidelines at all of our programs and events.

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Sanctuary Nature Hike

Come explore the Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary with us.

Event Details

  • Saturday, November 13th
  • 10am - 12pm
  • Guests will meet in the sanctuary parking lot at 31241 Middle Road, Watertown, NY
  •  For your wildlife sanctuary adventure, please dress comfortably for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bring some drinking water with you.

WHAT'S NEW

Join our team!

We are looking for someone to join our team. Do you have a passion for the work that the land…

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restoring the American chestnut
New Hope

Restoring the American Chestnut

According to the American Chestnut Foundation, nearly four billion American chestnut trees once flourished in the eastern U.S. Sadly, in…

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critical forests to protect

Tug Hill’s forests identified as critical

It’s not truly wilderness, though the term “Lesser Wilderness” is sometimes used to compare the Heart of Tug Hill to…

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Conserving Land, Connecting People, Celebrating Nature

Over 20,000 Acres Protected

As a community-supported conservation organization, you make it possible

meadow on Partridge Hill Road

OPTIONS & BENEFITS

Conserve Your Land

Everyone conserves their land for different reasons, but they all have something in common...They love their land.

Learn more about how to protect your land, or land in your community, and be a part of keeping the Tug Hill region special for future generations.

Land Protection & Programming Focus Areas

You're helping to make Tug Hill special for generations to come

A yong boy with his cow at the Fair in Boonville

PROGRAMS

Protecting Farmland

We work closely with farm families to protect the lands they cherish the most.

Protecting the extraordinary rural landscape, so important to feeding our families with fresh produce and dairy, connecting generations, young and old, to the land.

One unique program is ACUB (Army Compatible Use Buffer) limiting use or development of property near the Fort Drum installation to agricultural and forestry uses.

Videos

Getting to know our lands

Take a walk with us over the forest and through the woods.

Learn about the many trails throughout our Tug Hill region and the wildlife who live there. This Video feature's an Inman Gulf trail walk.

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