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Classroom Outside

Local school connects with nature to enhance learning

When was the last time you visited a school with an outdoor, nature-based, classroom? Nationwide, educators and conservation organizations are…

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Lewis County takes steps to become a Climate Smart Community

This past winter, the Lewis County Board of Legislators took the first step necessary to become certified as a Climate…

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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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PUBLICATIONS

Land Protection

8 Steps to Completing a Conservation Easement

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Heart of Tug Hill

Discovering Our Habitat

Tug Hill: A Four Season Guide to the Natural Side

The guide features a sampling of the plants and animals of 10 of the major habitats that make up the Tug Hill, and includes a narrative of natural events, organized by season.

An easy-to-use source for the identification of a variety of species, the 288 pages include 64 color plates with beautiful full-color illustrations by McNamara.

$27.00 plus shipping