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Conservation Partners

In working to protect our natural heritage, conservation and education organizations find it increasingly benefitial to cooperate and partner on interrelated efforts.  While each organization maintains its own goals and priorities, our interest in promoting the preservation, education, and enjoyment of our natural world is a shared value.       

The following list details many Plantations' most active conservation partners. 

Regional and National

   Finger Lakes Land Trust

   Finger Lakes Native Plant Society

   Lab of Ornithology

   Cornell Cooperative Extension

   Center for Plant Conservation

   Finger Lakes National Forest


   Finger Lakes Partnership for
   Regional Invasive Species Management

   Cornell Department of Natural Resources

New York

   New York Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

   Department of Environmental Conservation
      Region 7
      Natural Heritage Program
      Invasive Species Taskforce

   Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation


   Cayuga Nature Center

   Tompkins County
      Planning Department
      Conservation Plan
      Natural Features and Unique Natural Areas

   Town of Ithaca Parks and Recreation

   Town of Dryden Recreation Commission

   City of Ithaca  Parks and Natural Areas