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Learn the Land

You can explore the inspiring Finger Lakes region through our free public nature preserves and online conservation materials.

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Find a Nature Preserve

Discover our 30+ conservation areas where you can hike, paddle, and explore.

Get outdoors!
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Watch Nature Videos

Explore conserved lands and other topics in our video gallery.

See the videos!
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New: Lakes, Farms, and Forests Forever

The Finger Lakes Land Trust presents a bold new agenda for saving lands and waters.

See the report
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A Closer Look at Plants and Animals

Read over 20 feature articles about the plants and animals of the Finger Lakes region.

Zoom in!
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Our Conservation Strategies

Do we have focus areas? How do we choose which lands and waters to protect?

Learn how we work
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Conservation in The Region (FAQ)

Isn't there plenty of green space around here? What is a land trust, anyway?

Get the FAQs
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Understanding Our Mission & Vision

See how each word of these core statements helps to guide our conservation work.

Get the breakdown
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Numbers + Doodles = Fun Factoids

How many feet of lakeshore are protected? How many people volunteer with us?

See how they add up
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Phenology Trail at the Park Preserve

Try your hand at citizen science and learn about seasonal changes in your world.

Try the trail!
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Interpretive Signs at FLLT Preserves

Educational panels—in watercolor—at some of our most popular nature preserves.

Check them out
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Educational Events

You can find free, family-friendly events at many of our nature preserves.

Join us!
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Conservation Plans

Published reports by FLLT on specific focus areas in the Finger Lakes region.

Read the plans
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Lots More Learning

Flip through our newsletters, brochures, and other materials to "learn the land."

See our publications