Keyes Farm

Location: Town of Walworth, Wayne County

Size: 129 acres 

Description: Crop fields (usually planted with corn), wooded area on west side of property

History: Conservation easement granted by Daniel and Erma Keyes in 2007 to Genesee Land Trust and the Town of Walworth. The purchase of this conservation easement was funded by grants from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Farmland Protection and the Federal Farm and Ranchlands Protection Program of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Photos by Nigel P. Kent and Genesee Land Trust staff