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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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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 our atmosphere on the plants,...

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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 along the Mad River in...

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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 group Tom will tell you...

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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, bitter cold of winter and...

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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 news with the announcement that...

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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 wind energy facility proposed for...

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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 at the camp. There have...

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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. Then there’s the fact that...

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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 to learn what you can...

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