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Beers Lot Conservation Easement Tract

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The 1986 Environmental Quality Bond Act provided funds to purchase 6,737 acres of Forest Preserve in St. Lawrence and Herkimer Counties, and conservation easements on a portion of the holdings of Lassiter Properties Inc. The Beers Lot Conservation Easement is comprised of 1,312 acres in the Town of Edwards, St. Lawrence County. Conservation easement terms limit future development, require sustainable forestry practices, and provide specific public recreation opportunities on the property. The tract is currently owned by The Molpus Woodlands Group.

Location and Access

The Beers Lot Conservation Easement is in the Town of Edwards. It can be accessed on River Road approximately 4 miles south of State Route 58.

Public Recreation

  • Public hunting is allowed from January 1 through August 31.
  • Public fishing and trapping are permitted in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.
  • Hiking, cross country skiing, back country camping, and other forms of non-motorized recreation are allowed on the property.

No roads or trails on the property are open for motor vehicles, ATVs, or snowmobiles.

Comments and Suggestions

If you would like additional information on the Beers Lot Easement or on any other lands administered by the Department of Environmental Conservation, please consult the DEC Supervising Forester at the office below. Normal office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.

In case of an emergency (24 hours/day): Forest Fire, Search and Rescue - (518) 891-0235

The Department of Environmental Conservation welcomes suggestions on how to improve the management of this area. Please send your suggestions to:

Supervising Forester
NYS DEC
Lands and Forests
6739 US Hwy 11
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-3090


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  • Beers Lot CE Location Map - The Beers Lot Conservation Easement is comprised of 1,312 acres in the Town of Edwards, St. Lawrence County. Conservation easement terms limit future development, require sustainable forestry practices, and provide specific public recreation opportunities on the property.
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