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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 forms of technology, more children, teens, and adults are displaying signs of nature-deficit disorder (NDD)…

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Meek Farm
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Thinking About the Future

Thanks to you and a diverse partnership a small, family-owned farm was conserved

The Meeks & Sons Farm is a dairy farm in our area, that has been in the family for four…

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EBFC Exploratory Hike
© Loretta Lepkpski
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A path to a magical place

Have you sensed that Tug Hill’s been missing something? As beautiful as it is, as lucky as we are living…

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venerable folks
© Janet Thompson

The hearts and souls of those that stood here before us

Resilient people. Salt of the earth. Resourceful and community minded. Made something out of nothing. Our grandparents were like them….

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Venerable Folks Radio
North Country Public Radio

Venerable Folks of Tug Hill at TAUNY

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York hosts an opening reception on Saturday, February 11, 1-3 pm, for an expanded version…

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bluebirds
© Judy Tuthill

You and the birds make conservation and kids thrive

How do you get a group of energetic second graders to be quiet for 15 magical minutes? Put up a…

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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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