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

  • Earth Day is coming – What can you do? March, 2018 – Did you know that we lose 15 billion trees a year globally? That’s 56 acres of forest every minute. Read on to find out why you should care and what you can do.
  • 112-acres of Uphill Farm in Stanford Now Protected Forever December 20, 2017 – If you’ve traveled east or west along Prospect Hill Road in the Town of Stanford, you’re familiar with its scenic views. Rolling hills dotted with sheep and cattle and the presence of the large green livestock barn of Uphill Farm can give you the impression that you have traveled back to ...
  • Missed it in your mail? It’s here! December, 2017 – All the latest news is available right here in our Late Fall Newsletter. Check it out!
  • The Stickle Family has Protected the Historic Potts Farm in Red Hook November 30, 2017 – We have great news to share! The Stickle family has recently forever protected their 73-acre farm in Red Hook by selling the development rights on their land. In doing so, they have ensured that the farm will remain open and available for agriculture for current and future generations.
  • Our Annual Report is Now Available Take a look at everything we have accomplished together!

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Events News

  • Come to a Landowner’s Forum! Join us for a workshop and breakout sessions on Land Protection, Agriculture, Water Resources and Forest resources. Learn about programs and technical assistance available to Dutchess County Residents from local specialists and organizations.
  • Are you ready for Spring? Let’s Dance! It’s time for the Annual Spring Barn Dinner Dance! Come dance the night away and celebrate Spring – Saturday, May 12th at the Hitchcock Farm Hay Barn in Millbrook
  • Don’t miss our 2018 Special Events! Did you know that our special events help raise a large portion of the funds we need to safeguard our food supply, keep our scenic views, and protect the open land we value so much?