Genesee Valley Conservancy Protects Old Acres Farm

Genesee Valley Conservancy Protects Old Acres Farm

iDecember 2, 2019

Located on the rolling hills between Leicester and Perry, the Smithgall family has protected 1,316 acres of highly productive and scenic farmland with Genesee Valley Conservancy.

Four conservation easements placed on the farm will prevent subdivision and conversion to non-farm uses that would impair and cover the highly productive soils… Read more...


State Employee Giving Campaign - SEFA

State Employee Giving Campaign - SEFA

iOctober 23, 2019

State employees can make direct gifts to Genesee Valley Conservancy through their payroll with the SEFA campaign. 

Pledge a gift today >>
Use organization code 66-00362 when filing out SEFA information.

Campaign is open October 24 - December 6 for 2020 giving pledges.

Benefits of SEFA:

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Farmland to be Protected in Groveland, Nunda, Portage, and Mount Morris

Farmland to be Protected in Groveland, Nunda, Portage, and Mount Morris

iAugust 21, 2019

Two dairy farms in the Genesee Valley have been selected by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets for permanent protection.  Each farm was endorsed by Livingston County after a competitive ranking process and were also endorsed by the towns in which the farmland is located.  These farms will… Read more...


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...


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