Spring Barn Dinner Dance becomes "Celebrate the Outdoors 2020" Campaign
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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  • Missed it in your mail? Our Summer issue of Gaining Ground is out now! July 8, 2020 – Take a look inside for all the latest news!
  • Visiting the DLC Office during Covid-19 The Dutchess Land Conservancy is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. Our office is now open Monday through Friday, and we are following recommended and mandatory protocol by NYS and the CDC (US Center for Disease Control) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Please review our guidelines closely before visiting our office.
  • The Weekly Four Outdoors Scavenger Hunt! Looking for something to do outside to learn about nature? We’ve got it!
  • A Family Affair June 5, 2019 – June is Dairy Month and we’re looking back at the protection of Brookby Farm Dairy in Dover. Georgina Schaeffer talks with the Vincent family.
  • Taking Flight with Woody Keesee May 15, 2020 – This week, as part of our focus on birds, newsletter editor Georgina Schaeffer sat down with DLC Board member and bird enthusiast, Woody Keesee, for a fascinating discussion ranging from bird conservation to tips for bird watchers from beginners to experts

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