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Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: Fourth Quarter 2011

October - December 2011

Eldridge Swamp State Forest
Location: Town of Jackson, Washington County
Size: 6.5 acres
ID: Washington 78
Notes: This parcel is a great addition to protected state lands along the Battenkill Estuary.
Washington County Map

Addition to the California Hill State Forest
Location: Town of Carmel, Putnam County
Size: 8.27 acres
ID: Putnam 24
Notes: This project protects wildlife habitat and provides additional recreational opportunities.
Putnam County Map

Addition to Hampton Brook Woods
Location: Town of Hamburg, Erie County
Size: 5 acres
ID: PL Erie 31.01
Notes: This parcel provides additional access to state land along Eighteen mile Creek.
Erie County Map

Addition to the Hudson Gorge Primitive Area
Location: Town of Indian Lake, Hamilton County
Size: 71 acres
ID: AFP Hamilton 303
Notes: This parcel provides additional access and protects against development of Adirondack Forest Preserve lands.
Hamilton County Map, Map from the Hudson Gorge Primitive Area Unit Management Plan

Addition to the Taconic Mountain Ridge and Beebe State Forest
Location: Towns of Austerlitz & Canaan, Columbia County
Size: 490 acres
ID: TR Columbia 46.01
Notes: This tract of land, warmly referred to as The Kingdom, is a wonderful addition to the protected lands of the Taconic Mountain Ridge and Beebe State Forest.
Beebe Hill & Harvey Mt. State Forests

Addition to the Cranberry Mountain WMA
Location: Town of Patterson, Putnam County
Size: 261 acres
ID: PLC Putnam 25.01
Notes: This addition to Cranberry Mountain WMA will protect wildlife habitat and provide recreational opportunities.

Addition to Butler Woods
Location: Town of Staten Island, Richmond County
Size: 0.92 acres
ID: FWL Richmond 29.01
Notes: This addition to Butler Woods protects wildlife habitat from development.
Butler Manor Woods

Fort Edward Grasslands
Location: Town of Fort Edward, Washington County
Size: 7.19 acres
ID: WH Washington 84.02
Notes: Acquisition of this parcel protects against development of wildlife habitat.

Fort Edward Grasslands
Location: Town of Fort Edward, Washington County
Size: 6.49 acres
ID: WH Washington 84.08
Notes: Acquisition of this parcel protects against development of wildlife habitat.

Fort Edward Grasslands
Location: Town of Fort Edward, Washington County
Size: 5.99 acres
ID: WH Washington 84.07
Notes: Acquisition of this parcel protects against development of wildlife habitat.

Belleayre Mountain/Big Indian
Location: Town of Shandaken, Ulster County
Size: 1,200 acres fee, 31 acres conservation easement
ID: CFP/CFE Ulster 229
Notes: This large tract of land protects the Esopus Watershed and protects against development.

Spring Marsh
Location: Town of Newstead, Erie County
Size: 73.44 acres
ID: FWL Erie 39.01
Notes: Protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat.

Susquehanna River Public Fishing Rights and Access
Location: Town of Milford, Otsego County
Size: 0.13 acres
ID: PFR Otsego 47.01
Notes: This small parcel will provide additional access to Susquehanna River for fishing.


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