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Jenny Spencer

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Celebrating “Local”

The Tug Hill 10 Challenge

Fun alert! People from all walks of life have joined the Tug Hill 10 Challenge. That means they’ve documented their trips in our region while exploring the diverse landscapes and wildlife habitats in Tug Hill—working…

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Preventing Nature Deficit Disorder

Fun Activities for the Whole Family Guest Post by: Jenny Miller In a world consumed by social media and various…

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Community Voices: A Bird’s-eye View with Bob Keller

By Northern Woodlands.    Bob Keller is a pilot with LightHawk, a non-profit that connects volunteer pilots with conservation organizations and…

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Preserve Nature While Hiking

Chances are, the past few months you have probably spent a lot of time at home or in front of…

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Tug Hill 10 Cover Photo
Charlotte Witzigman

The Tug Hill 10 Challenge

Are you ready to join our trail challenge and explore Tug Hill?

As an opportunity to get outside and experience the many diverse landscapes and wildlife habitat in the region, this challenge…

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Share your vision for the future

Responses needed by June 26th

Our strategic plan is underway and your ideas matter. We’d like to hear about the lands you would like to…

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Loretta Lepkowski

Loretta Lepkowski

Loretta was raised on a small dairy farm in southern Lewis County in the Tug Hill region of NYS. This…

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George and Beverly Bibbins

George Bibbins, Sr.

George, Sr. and his wife Beverly (1928-2018) lived in the rural NW corner of Lewis County in the Town of…

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the bird quest program expands during pandemic

Tug Hill Bird Quest Goes Viral

When Covid-19 hit abruptly in March, the Tug Hill Bird Quest was just getting ready to kick-off. With schools closed…

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The 2020 Tug Hill Recreation Guide is Available

Access more than 25 Trail Maps for Hiking, Biking, Running, Skiing, and Snowshoeing

The best way to experience the 2,100-square mile Tug Hill region is to think of yourself as an explorer wandering…

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