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Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: Second Quarter 2015

4/1/2015 - 6/30/2015

Hand Hollow State Forest - Trailways
Location: Town of New Lebanon, Columbia County
Size: 216.905 acres
ID: TR Columbia 045.02
Date: 4/13/2015
Notes: This is one of multiple acquisitions that make up the new Hand Hollow State Forest. It is adjacent to the Hand Hollow Conservation Area which is owned and managed by the Columbia Land Conservancy. Together, these two jointly managed tracts of land protect 950 acres in northeastern Columbia County.

Conscience Bay - Tidal Waterway Access
Location: Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Size: 1.17 acres
ID: TWA Suffolk 015.04
Date: 4/22/2015
Notes: This parcel is adjacent to the Conscience Bay Tidal Wetland Area which previously had no direct access to the bay. This acquisition will further protect the bays watershed while potentially providing access to the bay.

MacIntyre Works East - Addition to Adirondack Forest Preserve
Location: Town of Newcomb, Essex County
Size: 6,240 acres
ID: AFP Essex 458A, part 2
Date: 4/30/2015
Notes: Former Finch Pruyn Lands

New York City DEP Conservation Easement
Location: Greene County
Size: 509 acres
ID: WSP Greene 1407
Date: 5/22/2015
Notes: Twelve parcels owned by NYCDEP and managed by NYSDEC. These parcels were acquired for New York City watershed protection purposes.

Dutch Hollow Brook - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Niles, Cayuga County
Size: 0.19 miles of stream right
ID: PFR Cayuga 043.01
Date: 6/2/2015
Notes: Addition of nearly 1000ft of public fishing rights to Dutch Hollow Brook which provides brown and rainbow trout fishing opportunities to the public.

New York City DEP Conservation Easement
Location: Ulster County
Size: 1,345 acres
ID: WSP Ulster 1414
Date: 6/3/2015
Notes: Sixteen parcels owned by NYCDEP and managed by NYSDEC. These parcels were acquired for New York City watershed protection purposes.

New York City DEP Conservation Easement
Location: Greene County
Size: 1,668 acres
ID: WSP Greene 1405
Date: 6/15/2015
Notes: Sixteen parcels owned by NYCDEP and managed by NYSDEC. These parcels were acquired for New York City watershed protection purposes.