DEC and Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) has announced the opening of a new parking area on Potato Hill State Forest in the town of Caroline, Tompkins County. With support from Finger Lakes Trail Conference, FLLT funded construction of the parking area on the State Forest property. [Read more…] about A New Parking Area At Potato Hill, Finger Lakes
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150+ Acres Protected in Chemung, Tompkins Counties
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) have announced the protection of more than 150 acres following two State acquisitions in Chemung and Tompkins counties.
A 104-acre parcel with more than 4,000 feet of streambank along the Chemung River will be added to the Big Flats Wildlife Management Area in the town of Big Flats, Chemung County. Fifty wooded acres in the town of Caroline, Tompkins County, will be added to DEC’s Danby State Forest. [Read more…] about 150+ Acres Protected in Chemung, Tompkins Counties
Featured Natural Area: Connecticut Hill Wildlife Area
Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area is New York State’s largest Wildlife Management Area (WMA) at 11,237 acres and lies within two counties — Schuyler and Tompkins.
A diversity of habitats, including streams and ponds, small fields, and some regenerating hardwood forests, can also be found across the property. [Read more…] about Featured Natural Area: Connecticut Hill Wildlife Area
State Protects Rail Trail in Western New York
State Parks recently acquired the 12.1-mile, multi-use Pat McGee Trail in Cattaraugus County, which supports links to Allegany State Park in New York State and Allegany National Forest in Pennsylvania. [Read more…] about State Protects Rail Trail in Western New York