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 Land Trust Accreditation has been Renewed! We are pleased to announce that our Land Trust Accreditation, originally granted in 2009, has been renewed for another five years. We are one of only 280 land trusts from across the country that are now accredited. Learn more.
- Check out the Poughkeepsie Journal’s great coverage on the fight to save the enhanced easement tax incentive! Our friends at the Poughkeepsie Journal are helping us to get the word out about the tax incentive – it’s passed the House – now on to the Senate! Learn More
- Dutchess Land Conservancy applauds Congressmen Chris Gibson and Sean Patrick Maloney for Co-sponsoring the Conservation Easement Incentive Act – UPDATE The land trust community has been working tirelessly with legislative leaders on the national level to renew and make an enhanced tax incentive (H.R. 2807) for the donation of conservation easements a permanent part of the federal tax code. Learn more.
- DLC Awarded NYS Conservation Partnership Program Grants! We recently received two grants funded through New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). Learn More.
- Discussing Land Conservation with our Realtor Friends We recently hosted a gathering to check in with our Realtor friends about land conservation. Learn more.
- Join us at our 23rd Annual Fall Country Luncheon! Please Join us at Rally Farms ~ 1015 Shunpike ~ Millbrook, NY ~ Sunday, October 12, 2014 ~ Noon until 2:00 p.m. ~ Preview our Silent Auction items here!
- Join us for an Introduction to Farmland Leasing!* Saturday, September 13th ~ 10am ‐ 12:30pm ~ Join us for a panel discussion on farmland leasing. Panelists include local farmers, landowners, farm consultants and attorneys with leasing experience.
- Join the Underwriters’ Committee of the 23rd Annual Fall Country Luncheon! Rally Farms ~ Millbrook ~ Sunday, October 12th ~ Noon to 2 p.m.
- It was an amazing weekend at the Caora Farm Sheep Dog Trials! Thanks to all who joined us!
- Thanks for joining us at our Forests and Wetlands for Flood Management Seminar Join DLC and Cornell Cooperative Extension as we learn about the science of how forests and wetlands work to help limit damages from flooding. Learn more.
Our 2014 Special Events Sponsored in Part by: