PCLT & Oblong Land Conservancy Receive “Catalyst” Grant

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Local Conservation Groups Benefit from State Conservation Initiative Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in April that $1.4 million in Conservation Partnership Program grant money would go to 50 non-profit land trusts across the State.  Both the Oblong Land Conservancy (OLC), based in Pawling/Dover, and the Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT), based in Patterson, are beneficiaries […]
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“Trail Blitz” Work Party Volunteers Needed June 1st…

  …AT THE ROBERT & JOSEPHINE KOESTNER PRESERVE The Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) is looking for volunteers for a work party on Sunday, June 1, 2014.  From 9 am to 12 noon, volunteers will be gathering to do trail work at the Robert and Josephine Koestner Preserve.  The Koestner Preserve is a 1.68 acre […]
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Looking for New Boardmembers

PCLT Trustees March 2014.  From left to right:  Steven Mattson, Robert Lund, Linda Lund, Jenny Hinsman, Susan Horan, Carol Ross, John Vangor, John McCarron, Judy Terlizzi, Michael Cunningham
Five former Putnam County Land Trust boardmembers  were recently awarded Emeritus status as they “retired” from the PCLT Board. These were talented and giving volunteers whose service as trustees contributed to the organization’s success over the past several years, and they will be missed.  While some had been off the board for a number of […]
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PCLT Awarded $9,000 Grant

On April 24th Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $1.4 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants for 50 nonprofit land trusts across the State with the purpose of boosting tourism and public access.  PCLT was one of fifty organizations to receive a portion of the competitive grant funding.  The $9,000 grant will enable the all-volunteer Putnam […]
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Remembering Denis Castelli & Karen Correll

PCLT lost two great friends in April.  Denis Castelli and Karen Correll both passed away, and will be sorely missed. Denis was a PCLT trustee for many years, and was the driving force behind the fundraising for, gutting of, and renovation of the PCLT’s headquarters, the Dorrie O’Brien House.  A constant figure in the community, Denis […]
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