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    Farms for Farmers Match Program

    In addition to protecting farmland, Winnakee Land Trust acknowledges the need to assist the preservation of agriculture as a business in Dutchess County. Our Farms to Farmers Match Program introduces interested landowners to potential farmers and vice versa. Enrolling… Read More

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    Winnakee is a proud member of Land Trust Alliance. Our accreditation is a mark of distinction, showing that Winnakee meets high standards for land conservation.  Accredited land trusts range from all-volunteer organizations to national groups and protect more… Read More

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    Winnakee Awarded Two Grants From Land Trust Alliance

    The Winnakee Land Trust has been awarded two grants from the Land Trust Alliance (LTA), through its Conservation Partnership Program funded by New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund. This unique program is a model nationwide for leveraging public… Read More

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    We are giving away FREE window stickers!

    If you would like to receive a FREE Winnakee Land Trust window sticker, send your mailing address to development@winnakee.com!

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    View of Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill

    Start or end your day with a hike at Burger Hill! This hike takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and is a great way to unwind or get in shape. The views are breathtaking, especially at sunset! For… Read More

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    Volunteer stewards of Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill

    On July 9th, we hosted a party for our volunteers and stewards at the peak of Burger Hill. If you are interested in becoming a park volunteer, please contact us at info@winnakeeland.org. Help us keep the park open… Read More

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    HIKE AND LEARN AT Winnakee Nature Preserve!

    Summer is a great time to take your family for a hike! Winnakee Nature Preserve offers 105 acres of trails and an educational arboretum where explorers can learn more about the diverse forest and how to identify common… Read More

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    Protected Farm in the Town of Clinton

    Many Hudson Valley residents have become familiar with the slogan, “No farms, no food” and although it seems like an obvious proclamation, our country continues to lose an estimated 50 acres of farmland every hour to industrial development…. Read More








  • The second Dutchess County Trails Conference will be held at Marist College’s Cornell Boathouse on October 10th, 2015
  • Winnakee Land Trust will be hosting the annual Hudson Valley Land Trust meeting on September 18th, 2015

Open Field Society

We invite you to become a founding member of Winnakee Land Trust’s Open Field Society.  The Open Field Society launched in January 2014 to mark Winnakee’s 25th Anniversary and to bring together Winnakee’s strongest, most loyal supporters. The Open… Read More

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Join us for our Tour of Historic Barns and Working Farms, September 26, 2015

Tickets are $50 per person and free for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets, please call (845) 876-4213 ext. 2. Join us for a self guided tour through five historic barns and working farms. We are kicking off… Read More

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