news & press archive: Jan 2019

  • featherbed lane farm preserved

    We are happy to announce Featherbed Lane Farm has been permanently protected for agricultural use. With the help of many partners and funders, including the Local Farms Fund, American Farmland Trust, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ Farmland Protection Program, and Saratoga County, PLAN purchased and extinguished the development rights to the land on January 9th, while also protecting the farm’s affordability for future farmers. Read More 

  • Remembering Douglas Ward

    Saratoga PLAN is saddened to lose a good friend, effective ally for conservation, wise legal counselor, outdoor enthusiast, and all-around fun-loving man with a jovial zest for life. Doug Ward will be deeply missed by all who knew him. We are touched that Doug’s family has asked that donations be made to Saratoga PLAN in... Read More  Read More