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.
Dutchess Land Conservancy
P.O. Box 138, 4289 Route 82
Millbrook, New York 12545
Phone: (845) 677-3002
Fax: (845) 677-3008
- Our latest issue of Gaining Ground is here! We have lots of news to share, including a tribute to our longtime, beloved Board Member Molly Schaefer, stories of caring landowners who ensured that their properties will be forever protected, and lots more!
- DLC Mourns the Loss of Board Member Molly Schaefer DLC is deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected loss of a dear and devoted Board member, Molly Schaefer, from a horse riding accident on June 17th.
- Our Call to Farmers: Funds Available to Protect Farmland Great news for the agricultural community: The New York State Legislature has passed a state budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 that includes $35 million for protecting working farmland. Hudson Valley farmers are invited to apply for funding to protect their farms through the acquisition of an agricultural easement on their land.
- A Legacy of Land Conservation and Leadership: Remembering Dick Kimball In April we received news of the passing of former DLC Board member, Past Chairman, and long-time friend Richard A. “Dick” Kimball, Jr.
- DLC Receives Two NYS Conservation Partnership Program Grants On Monday, April 20th, DLC staff was there when representatives of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) unveiled the grantees of the NYS Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) at Teatown Lake Reservation in Westchester County. DLC received transaction grants in the amount of $27,000 for two projects.
- Caora Farm Sheep Dog Trials: Great Family Fun in spite of the Weather! Part of the competition schedule of the North East Border Collie Association, the Caora Farm Sheep Dog Trials had exciting competition for the many enthusiastic spectators attending.
- The new trails at the Dover Stone Church Preserve are officially open! Thanks to all who attended the grand opening of the new trails and kiosk at the expanded Dover Stone Church Preserve!
- We’re Celebrating all that’s New at the Dover Stone Church! Since the acquisition of an additional 50 acres to the Dover Stone Church Preserve, DLC, the Town, and the NYNJTC have been hard at work planning new trails, designing an informational kiosk, and organizing activities to take full advantage of the now 175 acre preserve. Learn more.
Our 2015 Special Events Sponsored in Part by: