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A Campaign to Save What Matters Most

watercolor drawing by Bob MacNamara
Drawing: ©Bob McNamara


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

Maple, oak, hemlock trees

Would You Like To Be Our Ally This Fall?

Join our inaugural Annual Dinner Honorary Ally Committee.

White Pine $100
Includes: 1 ticket to annual dinner, 1 drink ticket & listing on event invitation

Hemlock $200
Includes: 2 tickets to annual dinner, 2 drink tickets & listing on event invitation

Maple $350
Includes: 4 tickets to annual dinner, 4 drink tickets & listing on event invitation

Oak $550
Includes: 6 tickets to annual dinner, 6 drink tickets & listing on event invitation

  • If you would like to become an Annual Dinner Honorary Ally please RSVP with your ally level by July 15th.
  • Your contribution level will be acknowledged in our Annual Dinner invitation, which you should receive in August. The dinner will be held Thursday, September 29th at 3 Willows Event center in Lyons Falls.


protecting critical habitat
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Critical habitat is protected thanks to a team effort

An unexpected special place helps save threatened and endangered bats If you were driving down Route 11, you might be…

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Jen Harvill

Waterfalls added to the Tug Hill Recreation Guide

The best way to experience one of the most remote parts of New York State continues to be in the…

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moose walking through the property
April Percy Stillwaterer

“We want to leave a peaceful place for generations to come”

Local families taking action

Julia Rubenstein’s dad, Stan Wiater, loved wildlife. Growing up in the 1940’s, he learned about hard work and respecting nature…

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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


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


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.


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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