Farmland Protection: Livingston County Pre-Application Workshops Scheduled

Farmland Protection: Livingston County Pre-Application Workshops Scheduled

iFebruary 4, 2019

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 next New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) program or other state and federal… Read more...


Genesee Valley 100 - Community Photography Project

Genesee Valley 100 - Community Photography Project

iFebruary 1, 2019

Calling all photographers! Genesee Valley Conservancy is seeking 100 photographers to capture the Genesee Valley in 2019 as part of our second annual Genesee Valley 100 project.

Photographers of all ages, styles, and abilities are invited to submit a photo that captures the Genesee Valley. Works are due in the… Read more...


Six Farms to be Permanently Protected

Six Farms to be Permanently Protected

iDecember 27, 2018

Six Genesee Valley farms have been selected by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets for permanent farmland protection. Over $10 million will be invested locally to protect over 4,270 acres of highly productive agricultural lands as working farms for future generations.

The selected farms are the Batzing Farm… Read more...


Property Acquired Along Mill Creek in Wayland

Property Acquired Along Mill Creek in Wayland

iDecember 21, 2018

This week, Genesee Valley Conservancy acquired an important parcel along Mill Creek in Wayland, Steuben County. This 50 acre forested property buffers two branches of Mill Creek, a trout stream, that flows into the Caneseraga before entering the Genesee River and eventually Lake Ontario.

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Christiano’s Protect 732 acres in Leicester!

Christiano’s Protect 732 acres in Leicester!

iDecember 17, 2018

Three local landowners protected 732 acres of highly productive farmland with Genesee Valley Conservancy through conservation easement agreements this week.

Gerald Christiano Sr, Gerald Christiano Jr, and Seven Nation Stakes (a family partnership) conveyed three conservation easements on farmland to the Conservancy to conserve highly productive farmland and ensure it… Read more...


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