Why I Care

WHY I CARE

Martha Deming

Sustained for generations to come

I want to know that not just a few years, but many generations down the road there will still be open land for farming, for animals, for birds, for the restoration and sustenance of the human spirit.

Martha Deming
Owner of Conserved Land
Oneida County

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Sustained for generations to come

I want to know that not just a few years, but many generations down the road there will still be open land for farming, for … Read moreSustained for generations to come

We’re building a better tomorrow

It is so important to continue to partner with our local communities to protect Tug Hill’s most important wild lands, forests and farms that are … Read moreWe’re building a better tomorrow

Making a Difference

“I donate annually to keep the conservation programs going; and I donate periodically to the endowment to ensure that the land trust is here, for … Read moreMaking a Difference

Immerse oneself

It is a shame to live a life without immersing oneself in the awe and beauty of our natural world. Kim Buker & family THTLT … Read moreImmerse oneself

On “the hill”

Where we live it is close to gone forever but up on “the hill” there are so many opportunities to preserve land and we want … Read moreOn “the hill”

Our efforts will enable future generations to enjoy this property…

I grew up on nearly 300 acres on a busy state highway in rural Amboy, Oswego County. After attending a university and having a career, … Read moreOur efforts will enable future generations to enjoy this property…

Dream come true

For me, this is more than my homestead, this is a wildlife preserve…one of the last places of its kind and that’s why it needs … Read moreDream come true

A love for a lifetime

Being raised on a small dairy farm in the Tug Hill region with a remarkably beautiful view of the Adirondacks heightened my own appreciation of … Read moreA love for a lifetime