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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 Pierrepont, in St. Lawrence County,…

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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 efforts and rural communities throughout…

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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 conservancies” and “renewable energy” in…

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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 Borer (EAB) invasion, including even…

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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 the country, and here in…

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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 his home, his livelihood, his…

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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 balsam wafts around you. There’s…

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Gleisner Farm

Because it’s part of who we are…

Looking out from the hilltop, over the barns and pastures as the sun rises and the warm glow creeps across the sky, you’d think you…

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Kayak on Black River

When conservation connects, close to home

Making conservation last the test of time

For land conservation to withstand the test of time, future generations have to care about it and the land trusts who conserve it. Yet new…

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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…

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