Explore Your Local Land Trust
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Genesee Land Trust preserves and protects natural lands and waterways that enhance the quality of life in the greater Rochester region—providing wildlife habitat, locally grown food, and connections to nature.
The 16th annual Backyard Habitat Tour will feature seven unique gardens in Pittsford, Henrietta, Brighton, and Mendon. Purchase a ticket for admission to all seven gardens.
Join Genesee Valley Audubon and others on Braddock Bay to remove invasive water chestnut plants.
Interested in local bats? Hear more about their lives and habits with Martha Zettel and Bill O'Neill. Use "bat detectors" to hear the bats' sonar in bat-friendly habitat and see a filled bat house closeup!
Join Carol and David Southby of Rochester Butterfly Club to look for butterflies and summer wildflowers at the Christine Sevilla Wetlands Preserve. Bring a water bottle and binoculars.
What could be better than a hike and hops? Join us for the 3-5 mile walk, and if you choose to, continue to Irish Mafia Brewing Company for a drink.
This month Trail Keepers head east to Kraai Preserve to create a new trail loop, add new signs, and remove invasive plants.
Our Work Party this month takes us to the Eva and Harlan Braman Preserve in Webster. We will work on the trailhead and sections of trails in the woods and along the meadow.
This month the Trail Keepers visit Brookdale Preserve in Chili to work on the entrance to the property, widening the Farm Pond trail, and adding new trail signs.