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Columbia Land Conservancy

Columbia Land Conservancy

Impact

Thanks to a community of volunteers, donors, and supporters that numbers thousands strong, the Columbia Land Conservancy has grown from an all-volunteer organization started around a kitchen table to a national leader among land trusts....

Mission and why

The Columbia Land Conservancy, a nonprofit land trust, works with our community to conserve the farmland, forests, wildlife habitat, and rural character of Columbia County, strengthening connections between people and the land starting in 1986....

Ooms Conservation Area Draft Master Plan Feedback

Below, we have summarized answers to questions received during the community input process. If you don’t see an answer to your question, please email [email protected], and we will publish a... Read More "Ooms Conservation Area Draft Master Plan Feedback"

Affordable farm for sale

The Columbia Land Conservancy invites eligible farmer buyers to submit proposals to purchase an affordable 14-acre vacant farm property in Livingston NY, with prime soils and frontage on the Claverack... Read More "Affordable farm for sale"

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a land conservancy?The Columbia Land Conservancy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to protect farmland, forests, wildlife habitat, and rural character by working with individuals, community groups,... Read More "Frequently Asked Questions"

Nature Quest opens at eight Public Conservation Areas

Ready, set, Nature Quest! Explore and learn about the animals that live at each Public Conservation Area and complete fun activities! Nature Quest will be live at every Conservation Area (except... Read More "Nature Quest opens at eight Public Conservation Areas"

Share your thoughts on Ooms Conservation Area

What would you love to see at Ooms Conservation Area? A brand-new boardwalk? New places to fish? A swing set? Bees making honey? Replacing the closed boardwalk is the centerpiece... Read More "Share your thoughts on Ooms Conservation Area"

Hunting Season Begins

Columbia County’s deer population causes damage to cars, forests, and crops every year. To responsibly manage the deer population at Public Conservation Areas, the Columbia Land Conservancy is partnering with... Read More "Hunting Season Begins"