Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: First Quarter 2013
January - March 2013
Gobblers Knob - Shawangunk Mountains
Location: Towns of Deerpark & Mount Hope, Orange County
Size: 304.36 acres
ID: TR Orange 40
Notes: Addition of this parcel is a contribution to a greenway corridor for recreation and biodiversity conservation in the Southern Shawangunk Mountains.
Catskill Forest Preserve Addition
Location: Town of Woodstock, Ulster County
Size: 262 acres
ID: CFP Ulster 301 & 305
Notes: This project protects wildlife habitat and provides additional recreational opportunities in the Overlook Wild Forest.
East Branch Delaware River Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Hancock, Delaware County
Size: 378 sq. ft. parking area addition & 327 ft. long footpath
ID: PFR Delaware 106.29
Notes: This easement provides additional angler access to public fishing rights along the East Branch Delaware River.
View Public Fishing Rights Maps of the East Branch Delaware River (PDF, 1 MB).
Plainfield State Forest Addition
Location: Town of Plainfield, Otsego County
Size: 47.774 acres
ID: PLC Otsego 50.01
Notes: An addition to Plainfield State Forest in northern Otsego County
Onesquethaw Creek Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Bethlehem, Albany County
Size: 0.208 eq. miles
ID: PFR Albany 27.01
Notes: Addition of stream rights on the Onesquethaw Creek for anglers seeking trout in Albany County.
Read more about Public Fishing Rights.
Northern Montezuma Wetlands Complex
Location: Town of Butler, Wayne County
Size: 30 acres
ID: FWL Wayne 33.232
Notes: The Complex presents one of the best opportunities in the Northeast to protect, restore, and manage an extensive wetland system for wildlife and public enjoyment. Northern Montezuma Wildlife Management Area.