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

  • Missed it in the mail? Our Fall Newsletter is here! September 17, 2019 – From owls to land conservation advocates to new land tax laws, we’ve got it all!
  • THE EXPLORER’S NOTEBOOK August 29, 2019 – Summer is a great time for watching butterflies, and with a little patience and persistence you can learn to identify these fantastic flutterers as they flit around your flowers! Learn more.
  • The Nature of Things August 21, 2019 – The DLC’s Karissa Stokdal introduces us to Chill Jill the Virginia Opossum.
  • In the Same Canoe July 31, 2019 – Missed it in our newsletter? Georgina Schaeffer sits down with Past Chairman and current Board Member Tim Bontecou as he discusses his love for the area and the state of land conservation here.
  • DLC is Undergoing Accreditation Renewal! July 2, 2019 – Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice: The Dutchess Land Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.


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