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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 passion. Tragically, Jones’ barn burned to ashes in a fire...

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Ducks Unlimited
© Loretta Lepkowski

Federal funding fuels private lands projects

Published by Ducks Unlimited

Two North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants led by the Thousand Islands Land Trust and Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust...

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Benny and Stanley

Tales of Triumph, Friendship and Survival

The Hearts & Souls of Tug Hill

Loretta Lepkowski is a warm, energetic, person who can coax a story out of just about anyone. She’s also the...

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Bob and Leif

Flying with a Mission

When we conserve thousands of acres of farms and woodlands with the landowners of Tug Hill—sometimes over 1,500 acres a...

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Thompson Park Zoo Teens

Wildlife Sanctuary Provides Critical Habitat

Zoo Teens Lead the Way

All over the country, including right here in Tug Hill, monarch butterflies have had it rough. As many as 11...

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snowshoe event

Experience Extinction

An emerging problem for conservation

Because so many of us live in, or visit, Tug Hill you might think that folks would be outside every...

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Homeschool program

You’re shaping the future

With more kids than ever spending time behind computer screens and electronic devises, conservation faces an uphill battle. Research, like...

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moose
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Making Connections

Regional partnership conserves critical lands

Sometimes it’s just hard to fathom. With all the land around us, here in the Tug Hill and the Adirondacks,...

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Tughill to Adirondacks case study

Finding Common Ground for Connectivity in Rural Communities

On a snowy December night in 2010, the Staying Connected Initiative led a community visioning exercise with stakeholder groups and...

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