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Save The Date

Mark your calendars for our Tug Hill Community Picnic happening on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-2pm at the David S. Smith Public Conservation Area in LeRay

We'll come together for a day of learning, exploring and appreciation, with optional activities in the morning and a group assembly over lunch to highlight some of the amazing work you have made possible throughout the year.

More information & invitations will be available soon.

WHAT'S NEW

Cornfield and windmills under windy sky in Lowville
Jacqueline Humphrey
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Farmers on conserved land are managing for a changing climate

Farmers are innovators, part of the solution

When Lynn Murray conserved his farm in 2015, in the town of Champion, his goal was to ensure that his…

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bright healthy farm fields

Is conservation right for you, or someone you know?

Would you like to protect your land? Do you know someone who might be interested in protecting their farm, woodlands,…

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mowed trail through tall grasses in the fall
Heidi Jones

Nature close to home

Your health and well-being and the future of conservation are linked

With today’s hectic lives full of work, school, sports, and family happenings, we all need easy-to-access public outdoor spaces close…

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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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