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200 Years and Counting

A remarkable man conserves his family’s land “Our family came to this area in 1800, just after the Town of Norway was formed. My great, great, great, great grandfather served in the French & Indian…

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duck standing on a rock in the wetland
Passion4Nature
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New public conservation area in the works

Partnerships take flight If you’re looking for a place to immerse yourself in nature, surrounded by birds who depend on…

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Can a backpack save the day?

Did you know that kids spend more time on their phones and electronic devices than ever before? According to a…

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Carl Heilman
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It’s all about the trees

New forest conservation program announced There’s good news for New York’s forests. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation and…

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Critical habitat is protected thanks to a team effort

An unexpected special place helps save threatened and endangered bats If you were driving down Route 11, you might be…

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Joshua Eaves
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Four Quick Facts About Conservation Easements

Are you interested in exploring if land conservation might be right for you, or for someone you know? Here are…

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Jen Harvill

Waterfalls added to the Tug Hill Recreation Guide

The best way to experience one of the most remote parts of New York State continues to be in the…

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moose walking through the property
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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restoring the American chestnut
New Hope

Restoring the American Chestnut

According to the American Chestnut Foundation, nearly four billion American chestnut trees once flourished in the eastern U.S. Sadly, in…

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critical forests to protect

Tug Hill’s forests identified as critical

It’s not truly wilderness, though the term “Lesser Wilderness” is sometimes used to compare the Heart of Tug Hill to…

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