Have you seen the new DLC film? Check it out here!
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
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

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  • Have you seen the new DLC film? October 26, 2020 – Forever Protected, a Dutchess Land Conservancy film featuring Liam Neeson and produced by Jon Bowermaster of Oceans 8 Films, premiered at the Four Brothers Drive-in Theatre in Amenia on Sunday, October 25. We’re very excited to share it with you here – Enjoy!
  • What do coyotes and stone walls have in common? October 21, 2020 – They’re both featured in the Fall issue of Gaining Ground! Check it out here.
  • Missed it in your mail? Our Most Recent Annual Report is here! September 9, 2020 – Inside you’ll find stories of families and farmers who protected their land, and learn about the gains in land protection in 2019 thanks to your generous support.
  • The Nature of Things August 24, 2020 – One of our intrepid reporters, Lucas Gordon, visits the solitary squash bee at his burrow in Dutchess County to learn more about this summer pollinator.
  • Introducing #TheBookTrail! August 14, 2020 – We’re so excited to debut our new Friday feature on Facebook and Instagram, #TheBookTrail!

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