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Lake Placid Land Conservancy awarded $50,000 capital grant from Open Space Institute

Members of the Board of Trustees of the Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC), the Barkeater Trails Alliance, and LPLC staff gather to celebrate the closing of Wilmington’s community forest preserve. Featured (Left to right): Matt McNamara, Georgia Jones, John Rosenthal, Jeffrey Graff, Scott Avery, Liz Clarke, and Gregory Fetters. Lake Placid Land Conservancy awarded $50,000 [...]

April 19th, 2017|News|

March 2017 Conservation Minute

Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy! The Value in a Dead Tree   Snag trees are prominent features in the landscape due to their varying stages of decay and lack of foliage. You're hiking in the woods, and in the distance you notice a tall, standing tree with little [...]

March 15th, 2017|Conservation Minute|

Lake Placid Land Conservancy receives donation of land in Keene

Lake Placid Land Conservancy receives donation of land in Keene Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) acquired 25 acres of Laurentian-Acadian pine, hemlock, and hardwood forest adjacent to the High Peaks Wilderness in Keene, N.Y. that was donated by Ed and Carolyn Fowler of Keene and Bloomfield, CT in December, 2016. Conservation of the property will [...]

January 18th, 2017|News|

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|

Support Wilmington Community Preserve through Adirondack Gives

Conservation in Action Campaign:  Support the Wilmington Community Preserve Click here to support the Wilmington Community Preserve! Since we announced our intention to create a community preserve in Wilmington, we have received a lot of feedback from residents and visitors who have shared both support and excitement for the project. We are incredibly hopeful that [...]

December 13th, 2016|News|

Lake Placid Land Conservancy to create community preserve in Wilmington

Lake Placid Land Conservancy to Create Community Preserve in Wilmington The Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) plans to create a community preserve in the Town of Wilmington, New York that will include two miles of recreational trails open to the public. The project will create a critical connector trail between the Hamlet of Wilmington and [...]

December 1st, 2016|News|

October 2016 Conservation Minute

 Take a minute for conservation with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy! Lowland Forests and Biodiversity   When you think about the Adirondacks, it's very likely that visions of sweeping high mountain peaks surrounding Lake Placid may fill your mind. This is the scene that visitors travel miles to experience and residents cherish. While iconic peaks [...]

November 1st, 2016|Conservation Minute|

Upper Saranac River Conservation Workshop Wednesday

Upper Saranac River Conservation Workshop Wednesday Sunday, September 4, 2016 Adirondack Almanac by Editorial Staff - Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) will be hosting a Community Conservation Workshop at the Saranac Lake Free Library on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, from 5:30 to 7 pm. The workshop is intended for landowners and community members who are interested [...]

September 6th, 2016|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|