mohawk hudson land conservancy

ALBANY COUNTY — Colonel John V. A. Lansing settled in the Lisha Kill area in 1791 and farmed hundreds of acres. Over the years and through the generations, just 20 acres remain in the midst of heavy suburban development.

SLINGERLANDS – Birds may have a difficult time obtaining a permit to build a nest on the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s latest acquisition of 35 acres at the corner of Fisher Boulevard and Route 85 in Slingerlands.

That’s because of the unusual steps taken in order to conserve the land.

Mark King, of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, was in Clarksville last week to discuss local land preserves and the effect climate change will have on them.

ALBANY COUNTY — The first-ever fun run on the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail is being organized by a Doane Stuart School senior, Ava DeSantis.

Bozenkill Corridor

Altamont residents Don and Donna Kelly’s donation of 30 acres of land to the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy links together Wolf Creek Falls Preserve in Knox with the rest of the Bozenkill Conservation Corridor.

Kathy Meany

Kathy Meany, an Altamont resident, will be honored for her dedication and support of conservation efforts in the Capital Region at an upcoming Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy awards dinner.

On Sept. 14, residents from across the Capital Region are invited to gather at the Thacher State Park Visitor Center for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s fall fundraiser — 25 Years of Conservation: A Celebration.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering with the Albany Symphony to bring an afternoon of music and nature to Capital Region residents and visitors on Saturday, June 24.

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy invites the public to explore Strawberry Fields Nature Preserve in Montgomery County at a grand opening event on May 20.

A Bethlehem native who grew up “right around the corner” from some of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s preserves has now been hired there. The position is funded by a $66,000 state grant.

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