Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: First Quarter 2012
January - March 2012
Black Creek Marsh WMA
Location: Town of Guilderland, Albany County
Size: 41.35 acres
ID: FWL Albany 6.23
Notes: This parcel is a great addition to protected state lands in the Black Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
Maple Bend Island - Lake Champlian Narrows
Location: Town of Dresden, Washington County
Size: 283 acres
ID: AFP Washington 66.01
Notes: This project protects wildlife habitat and provides additional recreational opportunities.
Addition to Four Mile Point/Vosburgh Swamp
Location: Towns of Athens & Coxsackie, Greene County
Size: 123.58 acres
ID: SLP Greene 162.04
Notes: This parcel provides additional shoreline protection and opportunities for recreation along the Hudson River.
Eagle Nest Conservation Easements
Location: Town of Indian Lake, Hamilton County
Size: 618 acres
ID: AFE Hamilton 161.01, 161.02, 299.04 & 299.05
Notes: An amendment to an existing conservation easement and acquisition of a new conservation easement on lands in Indian Lake will provide additional recreational opportunities as well as protect the lands from development and subdivision.
Addition to the Long Island Pine Barren Preserve
Location: Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Size: 99.331 acres
ID: PB Suffolk 125
Notes: This parcel of land, located in the heart of the protected Long Island Pine Barrens, provides protection from development and subdivision as well as recreational opportunities.
Northern Flow Rivers
Location: Franklin, St. Lawrence & Lewis Counties
Size: 2797 acres fee,
ID: AFP Franklin 31.01, AFP Franklin 231B.1
Notes: This addition to the Adirondack Forest Preserve will protect wildlife habitat and provide recreational opportunities.
Addition to Eldridge Swamp State Forest
Location: Town of Jackson, Washington County
Size: 12.5 acres
ID: PLB Washington 80
Notes: This addition to Eldridge Swamp SF protects wildlife habitat from development and provides recreational opportunities.