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Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: Fourth Quarter 2012

October - December

Sylvan Lake Waterway Access
Location: Town of Beekman, Dutchess County
Size: 0.110 acre
ID: WA Dutchess 69
Notes: This parcel will provide parking and access to 114 acre Sylvan Lake for boaters and anglers.
Sylvan Lake Contour Map (PDF, 240 KB)


Black River Valley Corridor Addition
Location: Town of Forestport, Oneida County
Size: 537 acres
ID: Oneida 160.03
Notes: This parcel will provide additional access to the Black River as well as the surrounding forestlands while protecting habitat for wildlife and plant life and preserving open space.
NYS Open Space Conservation Plan

Hashamomuck Pond Waterway Access
Location: Town of Southold, Suffolk County
Size: 4 acres
ID: WA Suffolk 127
Notes: This parcel will provide access to public boating access and has sweeping views over Southold Bay.
NYS Open Space Conservation Plan

Addition to Hinckley State Forest
Location: Town of Russia, Herkimer County
Size: 24.5 acres
ID: PLC Herkimer 179
Notes: This parcel will provide additional state forestland for recreational use, wildlife habitat and forestry purposes.
Herkimer County Map

Exchange of Lands within the Massawepie Mire Complex
Location: Town of Piercefield, St. Lawrence County
Size: 16.74 acres
ID: Ex St. Lawrence 149.06A & 272
Notes: Acquisition of 16.74 acres from National Grid in exchange of public lands for public service utility purposes
St. Lawrence County Map

Addition to Ausable Marsh Wildlife Management Area
Location: Town of Peru, Clinton County
Size: 10 acres
ID: AFP Clinton 145
Notes: This parcel will provide additional state land for recreational use, wildlife habitat and natural resource education purposes. One of the primary objectives is to provide nesting and feeding habitat to a variety of waterfowl.
Ausable Marsh Wildlife Management Area

Stewart Pond Portage Trail and Parking Area
Location: Town of Hadley, Saratoga County
Size: 0.260 acres
ID: PLA Saratoga 60
Notes: This parcel will provide parking and access to the Stewart's Bridge Reservoir and Sacandaga River.

Elk Lake Adirondack Forest Easement
Location: Town of North Hudson, Essex County
Size: 10,700 acres
ID: AFE Essex 472

Three Brothers Tract Adirondack Forest Easement
Location: Town of North Hudson, Essex County
Size: 1,691.5 acres
ID: AFE Essex 473

Pouch Camp Conservation Easement
Location: Town of Staten Island, Richmond County
Size: 43.3 acres
ID: ESB-CE Richmond 6.01
Notes: Limitation of development rights and restrictions on subdivision will ensure this portion of the Staten Island Greenbelt remains a haven for wildlife and migratory bird species.
NYS Open Space Conservation Plan

Essex Chain Lakes
Location: Town of Minerva, Essex County
Size: 18,200 acres
ID: AFP Essex 462A
Notes: Phase One of a multi-phase initiative to acquire lands formerly owned by Finch Pruyn. Acquisition of these lands will contribute to the overall ecological and human health of the region by keeping ecosystems and fisheries intact, allowing forests to contribute to clean air and clean water, and support the tourism-based economy of many communities where the Property is located by providing public recreational opportunities for hunting, hiking, fishing, paddling and other uses, including critical new snowmobile linkages.
Acquisition of Former Finch Pruyn Lands


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