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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|

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|

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|