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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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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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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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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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