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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 partnering up to create natural areas and trails that are on or near school grounds….

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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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Birds give kids a boost

When Sam* looks out the window, he’s not thinking about math, biology, or history. “Some days are bad days for…

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Karen Millspaugh

What’s your favorite waterfall?

Conservation efforts are helping to keep them clean

As you venture out on the trails this summer to find a special place to relax and spend time with…

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Cross Island Farms shows up for conservation

Cross Island Farms was founded as a sustainable farm in 2005 and since that time farmers Dani Baker and David…

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Soggy Sneakers makes a splash

What a day! Eighty-five hardy folks dusted off their sneakers and joined us for the Tug Hill Soggy Sneaker 5K…

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Gift Enhances New Public Conservation Area

Pure Water for Life helps THTLT take a giant step forward

The importance of having accessible open spaces for recreation, physical and mental health and connecting and learning about nature has…

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Perfect Timing

Trails connect people to each other and the land

You would have thought that social distancing, and wearing masks, would bring our land trust’s trail work to a halt….

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Jenny Spencer
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Celebrating “Local”

The Tug Hill 10 Challenge

Fun alert! People from all walks of life have joined the Tug Hill 10 Challenge. That means they’ve documented their…

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