Livingston County Soil & Water Conservation district Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program

Livingston County Soil & Water Conservation district Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program

iJanuary 23, 2017

Order form: http://www.livingstoncounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/5370

ORDERS DUE MARCH 14. PLANTS ARRIVE APRIL 7

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Stewardship Endowment Campaign Success

Stewardship Endowment Campaign Success

iJanuary 13, 2017

An important milestone was achieved at the end of 2016.  The Genesee Valley Conservancy, responsible for the permanent protection of over 16,800 acres of important habitat, open space, and farmland in the Genesee Valley, completed a multi-year effort to build a Stewardship Endowment of $1.2 million.

With a handful of… Read more...


Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

iDecember 30, 2016

Two recently completed farm projects in Livingston County add 696 acres to lands protected locally in partnership with the Genesee Valley Conservancy.  The Moore family in Leicester and the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo recently completed projects to ensure their family farms and the highly productive soils on their farms remain… Read more...


VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

iNovember 24, 2016

A total of 222 acres of important farmland have been protected by the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The VanDeWeert's farmstead on Lima Road at sunrise.)

The Family

In 1988, Garry and Eleanor VanDeWeert faced a challenging situation; the land they had rented for many years… Read more...


Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

iNovember 21, 2016

A total of 474 acres of important farmland have been protected by the Moore family in Leicester, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The Moores harvesting soybeans on the farm this fall.)

The Family

The Moore family farm started in 1953 when Lester Moore purchased 330 acres of prime farmland and… Read more...


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