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Join our team!

We are looking for someone to join our a team, as a Land Protection and Outreach Education Manager! This position will be working remotely – located in the southern part of the Tug Hill region…

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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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Public Conservation Area

Community jump-starts French Settlement Road Public Conservation Area

Public conservation update

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

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family farm

“It’s a win for our community”

Dairy Grants

When Harold and Anna Sullivan purchased their dairy farm in 1947 on Roberts Road in the Town of Denmark, in…

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Song Sparrow up close
McRae Douglas
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Is conservation right for you, or someone you know?

Would you like to protect your land? Do you know someone who might be interested in protecting their farm, woodlands…

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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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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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group of children with bird feeds and books

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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