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June 2018 Conservation Minute

LPLC Receives $26,000 Grant for Public Access Improvements at Three Sisters Preserve in Wilmington Summer is fast approaching, Lake Placid Land Conservancy is continuing its conservation efforts, and you can take advantage of both! The Conservancy received a $26,000 grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust Alliance [...]

June 4th, 2018|Conservation Minute|

May 2018 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy Cluster of Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) Spring Arrives in the Adirondacks Songbirds are calling, trees are budding, and lovely woodland flowers are popping up in droves. This is collection of small, early-growing, perennial wildflowers are known as spring ephemerals, and they have [...]

May 7th, 2018|Conservation Minute, News|

Get Growing with the Adirondack Pollinator Project – Pollinator Plant Sale

Get Growing with the Adirondack Pollinator Project - Pollinator plant sale underway To flower lovers’ delight, the Adirondack Pollinator Project is holding an online Pollinator Plant Sale this spring. All flowers are local to the Adirondacks and were selected for their ability to attract pollinators, like bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. The plants are being carefully [...]

March 7th, 2018|Announcements, News|

January 2018 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy Making Tracks in Wilmington Winter started off with a bang this year with plenty of fresh snowfall. The snow is great for skiing and snowshoeing, but it also creates opportunities for monitoring wildlife. We recently went out to the Three Sisters Preserve in Wilmington [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Conservation Minute, News|

December 2017 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy Decem-burrr: Winter is here Writer John Steinbeck said, "What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness." Yesterday marked the winter solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year in Earth’s northern hemisphere. Yesterday [...]

December 23rd, 2017|Conservation Minute, News|

November 2017 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy. Happiness in Nature   I'm going to share something that you may already know: Being in nature makes you happier. What a novel idea, right? I think about growing up in the Adirondacks, and my fondest memories involve being outdoors. So when I turned [...]

November 28th, 2017|Conservation Minute, News|

October 2017 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy Monarchs on the Move   Late summer into fall is a turning point for many things in the Adirondacks. The shift from consistently warm days to intermittent cooler days sparks leaves to change color and also triggers the southerly migration of many species, including [...]

October 18th, 2017|Conservation Minute|

LPLC Welcomes Wildlife Monitoring Technician

We are pleased to introduce Mikael Cejtin as our new Wildlife Monitoring Technician. He will utilize his expertise as a wildlife biologist to help Kerry Crowningshield, LPLC's Outreach Coordinator, implement our Conservation Monitoring Program. Mikael and Kerry are working with landowners in local communities to help them better connect with and understand the natural features [...]

July 27th, 2017|News|

June 2017 Conservation Minute

 Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy! Planting Seeds for Pollinators and Conservation   Pollinators, like the rusty patched bumble bee, account for 1 of every 3 bites of food we consume. They are valuable members of our ecological community, but their populations are being threatened by loss of habitat, pesticide [...]

June 21st, 2017|Conservation Minute, News|

Lake Placid Land Conservancy awarded $20,000 capacity grant to implement citizen science monitoring program

Lake Placid Land Conservancy awarded $20,000 capacity grant to implement citizen science monitoring program The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance announced on April 26, 2017, the award of a $20,000 New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) Capacity and Excellence grant to the Lake Placid Land Conservancy [...]

May 2nd, 2017|News|