News, Calendar & Events

We just got word from Comcast that PCLT’s video “Speaking of the Putnam County Land Trust” will be airing on their public access channel (channel 8) on Thursday, January 16th at 6:30pm.

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If you haven’t seen this video, check it out.  It includes interviews from many local experts, business people and Putnam County residents.
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MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!

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Happy New Year everyone!  And now that its 2014, PCLT’s annual dinner & auction fundraiser is just around the corner!  Make your reservations early, by clicking the link below to print and mail your reservations and journal ads. Save the date -2014 Dinner Reservation Form    
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An Invitation From Our Friends at FrOGS…

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Join the Celebration! 362 Acre Acquisition – Protects Environmentally Sensitive Haviland Hollow Brook! Please join FrOGS for a celebratory reception at Claire’s Garden Center, 210 County Road 68 (Haviland Hollow Road) Patterson, NY on Friday, December 6th at 11am.  Haviland Hollow Brook is designated as the benchmark (cleanest) stream in the Great Swamp – the […]
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KNOW ANY GIRL SCOUTS LOOKING FOR A GOLD OR SILVER PROJECT?

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Know any Girls Scouts looking for an idea for their Gold or Silver Award?  Christine Zirkelbach is PCLT’s coordinator for Girl Scout Gold and Silver Projects and we have a few project that we would love to have done:  Perhaps a Rain Garden or Memorial Garden at the Dorrie O’Brien House, or stream bed remediation […]
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WHERE DO ANIMALS GO IN WINTER?

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Our friends over at FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp) are hosting a special program for families called “Where They Go in Winter” with the live animals of The Nature of Things on Sunday, November 17   at   2 PM at the Patterson Library. The Nature of Things is an environmental outreach program that presents quality live animal presentations to schools […]
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From the Trails: Pics of the Moss Walk

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Attendees of  the Moss Walk with Dr. William Buck were treated to a beautiful day and a wonderful education on finding, identifying, and the characteristics of, mosses found locally.  Dr. Buck’s main theme?  There is incredible life going on in the smallest things we don’t even notice every day. More photos below…  
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STAFFING THE PCLT BOOTH AT THE FrOGS ART SHOW!

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PCLT Member Andrew Falk with PCLT Trustees Susan Horan and Karen Bond at the FrOGS Art show last week.  What a weekend!  The were lots of beautiful photos, paintings, and jewelry for sale – not to mention the  great interactive displays, videos and information booths of other local organizations.  The Chuckie Goodnight Foundation even had […]
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Come Visit PCLT at the FrOGS Art Show

At the 2012 FrOGS Art Show:  A group of children at the invertebrate exhibit, learning about the small creatures that inhabit our ponds & streams; while other visitors are viewing some of the many displayed artworks in the background.
OCTOBER 26TH & 27TH, 2013 ABOVE:  At the 2012 FrOGS Art Show:  A group of children at the invertebrate exhibit, learning about the small creatures that inhabit our ponds & streams; while other visitors are viewing some of the many displayed artworks in the background. PCLT will be at the FrOGS Art Show and Celebration […]
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“Moss Walk” Now On for October 20th

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The long-awaited Moss Walk with Bill Buck is set for October 20th at 1pm.  We’ve had to postpone this popular event twice – once for injury and once for travel – so let’s hope ‘the third time’s the charm”.  The location of the walk is to-be-decided. If you are interested in going, email us at […]
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Fall Canoe Trips with FrOGS!

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A notice from our neighbors at Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS):   Friends of the Great Swamp Canoe Trips 2013! Trips will depart from and return to the Patterson Environmental Park. ——————————————————  Saturday, September 21   9 AM  (returning around Noon) & 1 PM  (returning around 4 PM) ————- Sunday, September 22 9 AM   (returning around Noon) […]
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Save the date! April 5th, 2014 is PCLT’s 45th Anniversary Benefit Dinner & Auction

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The event will be held at the Starr Ridge Banquet and Conference Center at 38 Starr Ridge Road in Brewster on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 5:30pm.
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OCT 6TH MOSS WALK POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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The October 6th Moss Walk is postponed until further notice due to travel.  Check our website and facebook page for updates and rescheduling.
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PCLT ANNUAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY!!!

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The Putnam County Land Trust will hold its annual membership meeting on Sunday, September 8th at 4 pm at the Dorrie O Brien House, 63 Cobb Road in Brewster. The meeting is open to the public. The guest speaker will by Tyge Rugenstein, the Chief Operating Officer of Madava Farms in Dover Plains, New York, producer of Crown Maple […]
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A GREAT TIME AT THE 4H FAIR THIS WEEKEND

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PCLT was at this weekend’s 4H Fair at Putnam County Veterans Park.  If you were there, hope you stopped by to say “Hi” and find out more about what PCLT does!  
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MOSS WALK OCT 6TH WITH DR. WILLIAM BUCK

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The Putnam County Land Trust is sponsoring a program on the Amazing World of Mosses on Sunday, October 6th 2013. If you have ever wanted to know more about that beautiful, soft, natural green carpet on the forest floor,this is the program for you! Join Dr. William Buck of the New York Botanical Gardens as he guides […]
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PCLT’S NEW VIDEO!!!

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PCLT has a new video, produced by former PCLT boardmember Laura Staley, and Stuart Staley of ENC Media.  Check out the link below to see some great interviews of local PCLT supporters:
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PCLT IN LAND TRUST ALLIANCE’S NATIONAL MAGAZINE

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The Land Trust Alliance(LTA) is a national conservation organization whose mission is , “To save the places people love by strengthening land conservation across America.”  They actively support legislation that promotes land protection, and are a driving force in helping local-level land trusts implement best-practices for their organizations.   We are proud to announce that PCLT […]
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PUTNAM COUNTY LAND TRUST SEEKS BOARDMEMBER CANDIDATES

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The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking candidates for its Board. Individuals who support the concept of open space and the preservation of our natural resources are encouraged to apply. In addition to attending monthly board meetings, candidates need to be able to effectively serve on at least one committee in order to carry out […]
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2013 Benefit Dinner & Auction Pics!

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The 2013 PCLT dinner was a great success. Great food, great people and great cause. I took us a while to post these photos, but take a look at some of the highlights below:
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Pics from PCLT at Birds of Prey Day

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Click her to visit our photo album on Facebook of the June 2nd, 2013 Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.596798977010441.1073741827.163687976988212&type=3&uploaded=9
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