Help Save the Big Tree

Help Save the Big Tree

iJuly 21, 2017

Genesee Valley Conservancy is partnering with the Livingston County Historical Society to preserve the last remaining section of The Big Tree.

Oak trees are and have been an important part of the Genesee Valley region dating back to the Senecas who simply called the area “Big Tree”.  One particularly large… Read more...


Half Marathon Passes Research Reserve

Half Marathon Passes Research Reserve

iJuly 6, 2017

The Oak Tree Half Marathon course passes the Research Reserve, a 460acre property on Nations Road that hosts a partnership between the private landowner, SUNY Geneseo, and Genesee Valley Conservancy.  This property is opened to SUNY Geneseo faculty and students to conduct research and class projects throughout the year.

From… Read more...


Ag Tour Featured in National Publication

Ag Tour Featured in National Publication

iJune 29, 2017

A full page spread featuring the Livingston County Agricultural Tour was published in the summer edition of Saving Land, the nation’s leading magazine written by and for land conservationists.

This quarterly publication by the Land Trust Alliance features stories from land trusts across the country on innovative programing… Read more...


Genesee Valley Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Genesee Valley Conservancy Earns National Recognition

iFebruary 22, 2017

Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence

At a time of political change, one thing is clear and consistent: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1990, Genesee Valley Conservancy has been doing just that for the people of the Genesee Valley. Now Genesee Valley Conservancy… Read more...


Livingston County Announces the Availability of Farmland Purchase of Development Rights Applications

Livingston County Announces the Availability of Farmland Purchase of Development Rights Applications

iFebruary 16, 2017

Livingston County and the Genesee Valley Conservancy have announced that the Livingston County
Agricultural & Farmland Protection Board will be accepting pre-applications from landowners interested in
being considered for the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Round 15 Purchase of
Development Rights Program (PDR).

The… Read more...


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