One of our Largest and Most Ecologically Valuable Conservation Easements Ever - 1650 acres in Stanford and Pine Plains
Working to Save Critical Farmland: the 176 acre Bos-Haven Farm is now protected forever
Fall Splendor on 107 acres of protected land in the Town of Washington
Friends at the Caora Farm Sheepdog Trials with future competitors. Photo courtesy Kathy Landman
Feeding the goats at Walbridge Farm, 550 acres of protected land in the Town of Washington. Photo: Kathy Landman
Kildonan School Students exploring the easement protected Dover Stone Church cave. Photo: Kathy Landman
Views from Wethersfield - A 1200 acre easement now under the professional stewardship of DLC. Photo: Mary Hilliard
Bob and Valerie Suter (right) placed a conservation easement on their property along the Wappinger Creek and then donated it to the Town of LaGrange.
Abel’s Tree Farm – 190 acres of farmland preserved in Union Vale
130 protected acres in Pine Plains will forever preserve the agricultural gateway between Dutchess and Columbia Counties

Preserving Our Heritage
Protecting Our Resources
Planning For Our Future

Dutchess Land Conservancy is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to preserving the rural character, important resources and open lands of Dutchess County, New York. We encourage sound, well-planned growth balanced with the conservation of our important natural resources and working landscapes to ensure healthy and vibrant communities for the benefit of all generations.

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Dutchess Land Conservancy
P.O. Box 138, 4289 Route 82
Millbrook, New York 12545
Phone: (845) 677-3002
Fax: (845) 677-3008

Latest News

  • DLC Meets with Representatives in Washington during Land Trust Advocacy Days April, 2016 – DLC Board Chairman Rebecca Seaman, and President Becky Thornton, traveled to Washington DC in April to meet with Representatives on Capitol Hill during Land Trust Advocacy Days, organized by the Land Trust Alliance.
  • Northern Dutchess Alliance Honors DLC Board Member Dave Tetor February 10, 2016 – NYS Assemblymember Didi Barrett joined DLC Board Member/retired Cornell Cooperative Extension Agent and Ag. Educator Dave Tetor and John Clark, retired Development and Design Coordinator for the Dutchess County Dept. of Planning and Development, who received awards from the Northern Dutchess Alliance today.
  • Check out our new YouTube video! January 29, 2015 – DLC’s new video is live on YouTube – watch now and learn about our mission!
  • Congress Approves Major Conservation Legislation Dec. 18, 2015 – Today, legislation that supports a permanent federal tax incentive for land conservation passed both houses of Congress in a rare display of bipartisanship. The Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2029) next will go to President Obama’s desk, where he is expected to sign it into law.
  • Have you seen our latest issue of Gaining Ground? Our November, 2015 issue of Gaining Ground is just off the press and on its way to your mailbox. Inside you’ll find the latest news, scenes from our Annual Fall Country Luncheon, and a welcome to our new Director of Development, Tara Kelly!


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