News

Spoon Dairy
Spoon Dairy Farm

Dairy Farm Grant Opportunity

Calling all dairy farmers interested in participating
The Dairy Transitions Farmland Protection Initiative is focused on dairy farms that are either looking to diversify their operation, or transfer to the next generation or a new ownership. This grant opportunity is being offered...read more

Archives

Monarch

It’s an Ecological Trap

Climate change can turn Monarch Butterflies’ favorite food into poison New research is documenting the impact of increased CO2 in...Read more »
On the Mad River Flow looking NW.
©Bob McNamara

Tug Hill Land Trust Concerned About Mad River Wind Facility

Read the Entire White Paper Prepared by SUNY ESF
Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust has released a new “white paper” report with concerns about the wind energy facility proposed...Read more »
Tom Walker

Top of the Hill Award

Tom, Tug Hill, and a lifetime spent in the out-of-doors
It seems that Tom Walker has always been passionate about Tug Hill. As part of the Tug Hill Trekers outdoor...Read more »
Independence River
© The Cataldo Family

A Family’s Land is Protected Forever in the Town of Greig

A sacred trust, a love together along the Independence River
It seems like it is always cold here in the North Country. The frosty nights of the fall, the blustery,...Read more »
From L to R: Terry and George Cataldo, and Dr. Edward Russell
© Loretta Lepkowski

Local Land and Water Conservation Get a Boost

More Families Can Conserve Their Lands
Families and landowners in the Tug Hill region, including the counties of Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Oswego, just received good...Read more »
Core Forest
© Bob McNamara

Concerned Wind Facility Will Hurt Forests, Salmon River, Hunting, Fishing, Fort Drum, Economy

Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust told the New York State Public Service Commission that it is concerned a major industrial...Read more »
Stavemill Hunt Club House
© Katie Malinowski

Conserving tradition

Creative Partnership Make Conservation Possible
Mitch Yerdon has spent much of his life—40 years of it—out hiking these woods, hunting with friends and spending time...Read more »
North Harbor Dairy
© The Robbins Family

Family, heritage, and a way of life

The Robbins family farm is full of surprises
There’s the sweeping expanse of fields, woodlands and meadows­—all 4,000 acres of it—which in and of itself is quite remarkable....Read more »
Pollinators
© Geoff Griffiths

Pollinator Fun at the Zoo!

You can help the bees & butterflies right in your own back yard. How? Come to our Pollinator Heroes workshops...Read more »