Land Conservation in a Changing Climate

Conservation efforts at the national and global scale are considering climate change more and more, and with good reason. Extreme weather events – increased incidence or prolonged periods of drought, cold, heat, or heavy rainfall – are impacting traditional ways of life around the world with greater regularity. While we often think of the Adirondacks [...]

June 4th, 2019|Conservation Minute, News|

Do you iNaturalist? LPLC Conservation Minute

For many of us, time spent in nature is a welcomed respite from the chaos of our daily lives - a chance to get away from technology and resist the pull to stay connected. But if you're like me, you also enjoy the challenge of identifying plants and animals encountered on the trail. While there [...]

May 10th, 2019|Conservation Minute, News|

Lake Placid Land Conservancy Awarded New York Conservation Partnership Program Grant

  LPLC Awarded $60,000 Conservation Partnership Program Grant The Lake Placid Land Conservancy has been awarded a Conservation Catalyst Grant from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program. The $60,000 grant will fund development of a community conservation project serving Lake Placid and nearby communities. The project will enable the Conservancy to engage the community and [...]

April 30th, 2019|News|

December 2018 Conservation Minute

Coming home to the Adirondacks December is a great time of year for sharing conservation thoughts. After all, the sounds of the season bring to mind scenes of chestnuts roasting on an open fire, decorations of holly and ivy, and rambunctious outdoor activities like tobogganing, skating or building snowmen. My family took part in all [...]

December 21st, 2018|Conservation Minute, News|

You make a difference.

We are committed to conserving land and water in Lake Placid and the Ausable and Saranac River watersheds, but we can't do so without your help. Your support today helps us protect beautiful, unique spaces in your community for generations to come. And until March 31, 2019, you can double your impact. Your new or [...]

December 18th, 2018|Announcements, News|

Leave the Leaves to Promote Wildlife and Soil Health

Leave the Leaves to Promote Wildlife and Soil Health It's that time of year. Leaves and snowflakes are falling and for many gardeners, you're likely finishing "putting our garden to bed." This yearly process traditionally consists of pulling up annual plants, cutting back perennials, and raking and disposing of the leaves on our lawn. While the [...]

November 9th, 2018|Announcements, Conservation Minute, News|

LPLC Hires New Executive Director

  LPLC Hires New Executive Director LAKE PLACID, NY --- The Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kerry Crowningshield to Executive Director. She will be working with LPLC’s Board of Directors to increase the land trust’s capacity and expand its education, outreach, and land conservation efforts in the Lake [...]

November 9th, 2018|Announcements, News|

Go Native and Help Save Biodiversity

Going Native; Planting your Yard to Stop Extinctions by Pat Garber There has been much interest in recent years in growing native plants in our yards, and I have been a big believer. Natives require less fertilizer, pesticides and watering and are good for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. It was only recently, however, that [...]

November 9th, 2018|Announcements, News|

September 2018 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with Lake Placid Land Conservancy   September 2018 Though the official start of fall isn’t for a couple more weeks, the distinct chill in air tells us autumn is well on its way. The Adirondacks offer some of most beautiful scenic views in the country. As the trees shift from [...]

September 11th, 2018|Conservation Minute|

August 2018 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with Lake Placid Land Conservancy  Click here to enroll! Have you ever wanted to know more about your back yard? Maybe you always thought it would be interesting to do research, but never had the time or expertise. If you can relate, then our Conservation Monitoring Program is for you! [...]

August 16th, 2018|Conservation Minute, News|