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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|

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|

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|