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Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Lake Placid Land Conservancy

June 18th through the 24th is National Pollinator Week. Celebrate with us! It’s National Pollinator Week! As a partner with the Adirondack Pollinator Project, the Lake Placid Land Conservancy will be focusing on pollinators of all kinds this week. Pollinators are important for conservation efforts - without secure, diverse places for them to inhabit, our pollinator [...]

June 19th, 2018|News, The Pollinator Pages|

Take Action!

Take Action! Dwindling pollinator populations is a major ecological problem, but thankfully there is a lot that you can do to help solve this problem.  One of the most rewarding ways to help pollinators is by creating places for them to eat, nest, and reproduce. Creating a space in your garden with native pollinator plants [...]

June 19th, 2018|The Pollinator Pages|

Pollinator Monitoring

Pollinator Monitoring For those who aren't aware, the Lake Placid Land Conservancy runs a citizen science monitoring project. Citizen science is when any person of any age collects data that can then be used for research. This is important because there simply will never be enough scientists to gather data from all over the world. [...]

June 19th, 2018|The Pollinator Pages|

Pollinator Activities for Kids

Pollinator Activities for Kids   It’s never too early to start educating the next generation about pollinators. Here at the Land Conservancy, we like to go out and host activities that are fun for kids, while also talk about the important role pollinators play in our landscape. Planning these types of activities can be great because it [...]

June 19th, 2018|The Pollinator Pages|

Global Pollinator Decline

Global Pollinator Decline Pollination occurs when pollen is transferred from the male anther of a plant to the female stigma. Wind and water can do this, however animals also play a big role. The animals that perform this crucial ecological function are called pollinators. While this makes many people think of honey bees, pollinators include many [...]

June 19th, 2018|The Pollinator Pages|

Food from Our Friends – Pollinator Recipes

Food from Our Friends - Pollinator Recipes National Pollinator Week is about learning and helping pollinators, but it should also be about appreciating them! We don’t know about you, but we like good food. One of the easiest ways to appreciate pollinators is to think about how they help the plants that we love to [...]

June 19th, 2018|The Pollinator Pages|

LPLC Awarded $26,000 Grant for Public Access Improvements at Wilmington’s Three Sisters Preserve

Lake Placid Land Conservancy Awarded $26,000 Grant for Public Access Improvements at the Three Sisters Preserve in Wilmington LAKE PLACID, NY --- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance announced the award of a $26,000 New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) Transaction Grant to the Lake Placid [...]

June 8th, 2018|Announcements, News|

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|