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Finger Lakes Land Trust
202 East Court Street
Ithaca, NY  14850 
Phone: (607) 275-9487
Fax: (607) 275-0037
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"By protecting key habitats and the region's forests, farms and open spaces, the Land Trust provides many benefits for the public: clean air and water, plant and animal diversity, scenic views and opportunities to learn about and enjoy the natural world."

  • 7115 Total Acres Protected-- Forever!
  • 23 Nature Preserves in the Finger Lakes Region
  • 43 Conservation Easements
  • 1450 Members - Please join us today!

Plymouth Woods added to Protected Lands
01/16/2004: Through the generous donation of Dr. Edward Grandt of Elmira, Plymouth Woods, a 90-acre woodland sanctuary in the town of Big Flats will be the Land Trust's newest nature preserve. Click here for complete details!

Second Sunday Outings at Wesley Hill
12/26/2003: Join us for a series of winter outings at our Wesley Hill Nature Preserve! Click here for complete details!

Land Trust Adds To Protected Lands
12/23/2003: The recent acquisition of two parcels adds to protected lands along Fall Creek and within the Cayuga Inlet Valley. The two acquisitions total 56 acres and will be managed as additions to existing nature preserves. Click here for complete details

Grants Help Protect Cayuga and Skaneateles
12/09/2003: Recent grants from two local foundations will fund the protection of the Cayuga and Skaneateles Watersheds. Click here for complete details!

Ellis Hollow Woodland Protected Forever
11/19/2003: The Land Trust recently worked with two neighboring landowners to protect 34 acres of mature woodland in Ellis Hollow, near Ithaca. Click here for complete details!

Land Trust Partners with US Fish and Wildlife Service
11/07/2003: The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) announce the establishment of a formal partnership to promote the conservation and restoration of fish and wildlife habitats on private lands. Click here for complete details!

Land Trust Launches Effort to Identify and Conserve Lands Within Cayuga Watershed
08/29/2003: Spanning almost 500,000 acres, the Cayuga Lake watershed is the largest in the Finger Lakes region. Read on to find out how and why the Land Trust will conserve this inspiring landscape! Click here for complete article.

McIlroy Bird Sanctuary Expands
04/11/2003: Through the recent donation of a 28-acre tract by Dr. and Mrs. James Bugh, a wetland preserve owned and managed by the Land Trust has grown to 156 acres in size. Click here for more info!

Land Trust secures first-ever conservation easement in Keuka Lake Basin
02/04/2003: Our first conservation easement in the Keuka Lake Watershed is also the first one to include a bed and breakfast. Click here to read the rest of the story

The largest easement in the Land Trust's history located in Livingston County.
02/04/2003: The largest easement in the Land Trust's history - a 434-acre parcel that includes forest and farmland, will be protected from uncontrolled development forever. Click here to read more about this historic event!

Land Trust Honored by CEI
10/29/2002: Finger Lakes Land Trust was one of six environmental organizations nominated for the Hugh E. Cummings award by the Center For Environmental Information click here for the rest of the story

Land Trust voted best non-profit in Ithaca
10/18/2002: The Finger Lakes Land Trust has been named the best not for profit organization by readers of the Ithaca Times. Please click here for the rest of the story.

Finger Lakes Land Trust Caps Are In!
09/21/2002: These tasteful, forest green hats bear the Finger Lakes Land Trust logo, and, combined with our T-shirts, featuring various Nature Preserves, they make a great souvenir or a holiday gift. Contact Abbey at our office for ordering information.

Tioga hills are preserved as the new Robert and Mary Carver King Nature Preserve
12/07/2001: Thanks to the generosity of Robert and Mary King, the Land Trust is celebrating our 22nd preserve: the Robert and Mary Carver King Nature Preserve, located in the Town of Richford, Tioga County. Read more about our newest preserve.

Land Trust giving goes online!
12/01/2001: Here's an easy new way to protect the natural integrity of the Finger Lakes Region. You can now use your credit card to donate, join, give a gift membership online!

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