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200 Years and Counting

A remarkable man conserves his family’s land “Our family came to this area in 1800, just after the Town of Norway was formed. My great, great, great, great grandfather served in the French & Indian…

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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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“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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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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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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waterfall
Karen Millspaugh

What’s your favorite waterfall?

Conservation efforts are helping to keep them clean

As you venture out on the trails this summer to find a special place to relax and spend time with…

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huge turnip

Cross Island Farms shows up for conservation

Cross Island Farms was founded as a sustainable farm in 2005 and since that time farmers Dani Baker and David…

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Soggy Sneakers makes a splash

What a day! Eighty-five hardy folks dusted off their sneakers and joined us for the Tug Hill Soggy Sneaker 5K…

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