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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 partnering up to create natural areas and trails that are on or near school grounds….

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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….

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Pollinators
© Geoff Griffiths
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Pollinator Fun at the Zoo!

You can help the bees & butterflies right in your own back yard. How? Come to our Pollinator Heroes workshops…

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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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