news and press

  • Siege Trail Opening in Village of Victory

    Victory, NY – Saratoga PLAN to host ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Saratoga Siege Trail, located in the Village of Victory off of Route 4 on Saturday, October 17th at 1 pm. The event is free and open to the public and will begin at the Schuyler House with brief words from project supporters and leaders, followed by a ribbon cutting and .5 mile trail walk. Read More 

  • Fundraiser Brunch at the Buckley Farm

    The Wm. H. Buckley Farm and Saratoga PLAN are hosting a brunch to benefit the conservation of working farmland in Saratoga County. This is an opportunity to visit a farm that is currently undergoing the process of being preserved and to support the conservation of additional farms in the future. The brunch will be held on Sunday, June 7th. Read More 

  • Saratoga PLAN acquiring land in Saratoga Springs to create a “community farm”

    Saratoga PLAN announced today that the nonprofit conservation organization has reached an agreement with the Pitney family to purchase the 166-acre Pitney Farm on West Avenue in the City of Saratoga Springs. The well-known and cherished farm landscape, with its cluster of rustic gray barns and large open corn field, is one of the last remaining, and the most visible, of active farms remaining within city limits. Read More 

  • community rallies in support of urging Governor Cuomo

    Saratoga PLAN began a petition on December 4, 2014 to raise public support in the transfer of management of the western portion of the State-owned lands surrounding the former McGregor Prison, including Grant’s Cottage Historic site, to the Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, as an addition to Moreau Lake State Park. Read More 

  • Saratoga PLAN receives state awards

    SARATOGA COUNTY – Saratoga PLAN is the recipient of grant awards from the state Farmland Protection Implementation Program for the conservation of two Saratoga County farms located in the towns of Stillwater and Ballston. The awards, announced earlier this week by Governor Andrew Cuomo, are part of a $17.6 million program to protect 6,440 acres... Read More  Read More 

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