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Ton Ka Wa Landowner Visit with The Nature Conservancy

Have you ever wondered what the future of wildlife and water will be in Tug Hill?

Partnership provides funding for interested landowners

Studies around the world, including the University of Florida, Wisconsin at Madison, Cornell University, and as far away as the University of Tasmania, are documenting that plants and animals are undergoing a mass redistribution due…

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birdwatch

Kids need to be the future of conservation

“Ewww. I don’t want to go outside. It’s buggy out there. It’s boring.”

Have you heard similar comments from kids you know? You aren’t alone. The lure of technology and the couch are…

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Black River waterworks park

Volunteers give more than time

Imagine paddling down the Black River, a river that provides drinking water to the City of Watertown and Fort Drum,…

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Huntley Family Farm

Dairy farmers conserving their land, family heritage

The next generation steps up

Dan Huntley’s family has worked the same land for 200 years. The iconic 720-acre farm, located in the town of…

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Farm Credit East
Farm Credit East

More Than a Financial Business

A commitment to the next generation

If you are a farmer in the Tug Hill region you are probably familiar with Farm Credit East. Serving agricultural…

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land trust in climate change brochure

Report Sheds Light on Role of Land Trusts in Climate Change

The Land Trust Alliance sees land conservancies as key to implementing renewables. At first blush, putting “open space” and “land…

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emerald ash borer

Learn How To Save Your ASH

Learn how to conserve ash and manage emerald ash borer (EAB) – the future of ash is in your hands!

The MaMA program of the Ecological Research Institute (www.MonitoringAsh.org) provides constructive actions to take at each stage of Emerald Ash…

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Cow Pasture in the Fog
Jennifer VanAmber

When Farmland Matters

Local family considers national security, family, and community

“This land is part of our family, our community. It becomes part of who you are.” – Ed Siebels Across…

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Jones Fire
Michael Parker

A Farm Rises from Ashes

Terry Jones worked on his farm in Trenton for 50 years. It was passed down from his grandfather and is…

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Fisher Cat

Key to community vitality and wildlife health

Core Forest one of the most special places in NYS

As you walk one of the old logging roads, deep in the woods, the smell of moss, decaying leaves, and…

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