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LPLC protects 135-acres in Jay, N.Y.

Lake Placid Land Conservancy protects 135 acres in Jay, N.Y. Lake Placid Land Conservancy recently acquired a 135- acre habitat and open space conservation easement in Jay, N.Y. that was donated by local resident Gregory Claude Fetters. The property includes approximately 44 acres of northern Appalachian-Acadian, conifer-hardwood, acidic wetlands and over 90 acres of Laurentian-Acadian [...]

January 4th, 2017|News|

Community Conservation Program Workshops

Community Conservation Program Workshops The Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) will be hosting a series of community conservation workshops this summer intended for landowners who are interested in discussing conservation and stewardship opportunities for private lands in communities in the Adirondacks. Through the use of newly developed GIS maps and database information, our goal is [...]

July 17th, 2016|News|

Land conservancy hosts symposium, adds workshops

Land conservancy hosts symposium, adds workshops July 29, 2016 By JUSTIN A. LEVINE - Outdoors Writer (jlevine@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) ,Adirondack Daily Enterprise LAKE PLACID - "Protection isn't going to be measured by the yard; it's going to be measured by the inch," Rocci Aguirre of the Adirondack Council said. "Some of the really critical stuff is in these [...]

July 1st, 2016|News|

Symposium on Conservation of Private Lands in the Adirondacks

Symposium on Conservation of Private Lands in the Adirondacks Join us on Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane in Lake Placid for a presentation and panel discussion on conservation of private lands in the Adirondacks. Lake Placid Land Conservancy is hosting a panel discussion about conservation [...]

June 10th, 2016|News|

June 2016 Conservation Minute

Social media and community conservation   Social media connects people with people and allows them to share ideas and information about some of society's most pressing issues, including raising awareness and galvanizing support for conservation. We recently upgraded our website and social media platforms to enhance our outreach efforts and to share information and ideas [...]

June 1st, 2016|Conservation Minute|

LPLC awarded grant to develop outreach program

LPLC awarded grant to develop outreach program The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance announced in April the award of a $25,000 New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) grant to the Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) for the development of a new conservation outreach program. The grant [...]

May 24th, 2016|News|

APA Votes To Amend Master Plan, Allow Bikes In Essex Chain

APA Votes To Amend Master Plan, Allow Bikes In Essex Chain The Adirondack Park Agency board voted 9-1 on Friday to allow the use of mountain bikes in the Essex Chain region — a move that some wild-land advocates say weakens protections for the Forest Preserve. With one dissent, the board agreed to amend the [...]

March 18th, 2016|News|

Under Water December Is Peak Leaf Season

Under Water December Is Peak Leaf Season By December, foliage season is long over for us humans, but it's peak season under the water. Last month, fallen leaves accumulated in our streams and rivers, starting a process that's critical for the nourishment of everything from caddisflies on up the food chain to eagles and even [...]

December 10th, 2015|News|

Land Conservation in Lake Placid Gets Boost

State awards $15,000 to Lake Placid Land Conservancy for strategic plan Originally published in the Lake Placid News, Week of May 1-7, 2015 By Andy Flynn, Editor LAKE PLACID - A recently announced $15,000 state grant will help the Lake Placid Land Conservancy develop a strategic plan to protect more land in the region. On [...]

May 6th, 2015|News|

Lake Trout at Risk

Lake Trout at Risk Article by Mike Lynch March / April 2015 Adirondack Explorer In one traditional method of lake-trout fishing, an angler holds in his or her hand a weighted line while trolling from a boat. To collect the line, the angler uses a jerry-rigged Victrola record player with a spool in the middle. [...]

April 22nd, 2015|News|