FOS to Purchase 70 Acres!

What an opportunity! The Shawangunk Conservancy (TSC) has embarked on a new land acquisition project in the Northern Shawangunks. The approximately 77-acre parcel is part of a much larger holding owned by a group called The Shawangunk Conglomerate. It is situated near the very northern reaches of the Mohonk Preserve. An adjacent 10 acres of steep c...
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FOS Annual Members Meeting

Members, thank you for joining us at our recent Annual Members Meeting and our short hike to the Brooks parcel, our sister organization's (The Shawangunk Conservancy) latest land acquisition.  Stay tuned as TSC ramps up for another land acquisition. To learn more about TSC's land saving efforts, go to our Home page and check out our Histo...
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Brooks Parcel Acquired

TSC acquired the Brooks parcel, thereby extending protection of the Rockhill area. This scenic and undeveloped seven acre parcel will be known as The Brooks Parcel after William A. Brooks, Frances Brooks and Judith Ann Charles, who sold the parcel to TSC so that it would be preserved in its natural state in perpetuity. We are grateful to Open ...
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Wallkill Valley Rail Trail to be Improved

The Open Space Institute and the Wallkill Valley Land Trust have announced the kick-off of improvement work along a 12-mile section of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, the recreational trail and linear park between Wallkill and Kingston. The work, along the portion of the trail between Rosendale and Kingston, will set the stage for including it in t...
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