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Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: Second Quarter 2011

April - June

Addition to Albany Pine Bush
Location: Town of Colonie, Albany County
Size: 12 acres
ID: UA Albany 16.42
Notes: Located off Fox Run Lane, just north of the I-90, I-87 junction.
Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Addition to Boutwell Hill State Forest
Location: Town of Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County
Size: 0.829 acres
ID: PLB Chautauqua 74
Notes: Located off Sanford Road, approximately 15 miles southeast of Dunkirk.
Boutwell Hill State Forest

Blanding's Turtle Habitat
Location: Town of Northumberland, Saratoga County
Size: 101 acres
ID: WH Saratoga 58
Notes: Protects habitat of the Blanding's turtle, a NYS threatened species.
Blanding's Turtle Fact Sheet

Addition to Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest
Location: Town of Westport, Essex County
Size: 46.8 acres
ID: AFP Essex 454
Notes: Located off Lake Shore Road, approximately 10 miles east of Elizabethtown.
Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest

Addition to Shawangunk Ridge Trail
Location: Town of Mamakating, Sullivan County
Size: 100.994 acres
ID: TR Sullivan 127
Notes: This project not only assists in the protection and conservation of the biodiversity of the Shawangunk Ridge, it also enhances a large portion of the Shawangunk Trail.
Please see the link for the Shawangunk Ridge in the right column.

Addition to the Great Swamp
Location: Town of Patterson, Putnam County
Size: 30 acres
ID: FWL Putnam 19.02
Notes: This project is located off Cornwall Hill Road, about a four mile drive from Exit 18 on I-84.
Great Swamp WMA

Addition to Bashakill WMA
Location: Town of Mamakating, Sullivan County
Size: 24.86 acres
ID: PLA Sullivan 129
Notes: Located off US Route 209, provides additional access to Bashakill BCA.
Bashakill Bird Conservation Area

Addition to Genny Green Trail
Location: Town of Pharsalia, Chenango County
Size: 8 acres
ID: TR Chenango 120.20
Notes: Provides additional access to state lands.

Cattaraugus Creek Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Sardinia, Cattaraugus County
Size: 0.3 equivalent miles of stream bank rights, 0.1 acre parking area
ID: PFR Cattaraugus 38.01
Notes: Provides additional access and fishing rights on the Cattaraugus Creek.
Western New York Public Fishing Rights Maps

Addition to the Adirondack Forest Preserve
Location: Town of Keene, Essex County
Size: 248.15 acres
ID: AFP Essex 469
Notes: Located off NYS Rt. 9N; provides additional access to the Ausable River and Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Places to Fish - Adirondack/Lake Champlain Fishing

Lennox Forest Demonstration Area
Location: Town of Kortwright, Delaware County
Size: 174.887 acres
ID: TOJ Delaware 178
Notes: This project is a no cost transfer of jurisdiction from the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Frenchman's Island
Location: Towns of Cicero & Constantia, Oswego County
Size: 28 acres
ID: TOJ Oswego 118
Notes: This project is a no cost transfer of jurisdiction from the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

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