It is the mission of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy to enhance the quality of life in the Mohawk and Hudson River valleys by preserving natural, scenic, agricultural, and historic landscapes, and conserving habitats, in partnership with landowners, not-for-profit organizations, businesses, and governments for the benefit of current and future generations.
Our work to conserve land in the Capital Region is ongoing. Your support is critical as we strive to fulfill our mission and protect these lands forever. Learn more about our current projects by visiting the links below. And please, help us spread the word–because together we can do BIG things!
The Heldeberg Workshop-Success!
The largest undeveloped acreage below Thacher Park, the 257-acre Heldeberg Workshop property has been protected. The property’s unique wetlands, scenic open spaces, and wildlife habitat are now safe from the fragmentation of suburban sprawl. The new conservation easement has also provided much-needed funds to sustain the Workshop’s “Adventure in Learning” summer camp. Read more!
Lansing Farm- Success!
MHLC is thrilled to announce that Lansing Farm has been officially protected with a conservation easement. This farm will now continue to provide the benefits of fresh, local produce for generations to come. Read more!
Click here to learn more about farmland protection.
Bender Melon Farm- Success!
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has purchased the Bender Melon Farm! Our fundraising efforts will continue as we work to clean-up the property and develop trails for public access. Learn more!
Picard’s Grove- Success!
Picard’s Grove is an 86-acre iconic landscape at the base of the Helderberg Escarpment that is now protected by a conservation easement. Read more about the amazing community effort that made this success possible.