This 60 acre forest set adjacent to the Genesee River has a rich habitat and even richer history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, this unique property earned the nickname “Indian Fort” as it was once home to two wooden fence structures, or palisades, built by the Iroquois. Explore more ➞
This 40 acre nature preserve consists of an 'island' of forest surrounded by grassland fields. Previously under agricultural use, the property now hosts native grasses that serve as a habitat for birds and other wildlife surrounding the 3.5 acre woodlot. Explore more ➞
This multi-use trail, ideal for equestrians, hikers, and snowshoers in the winter months, is approximately three miles in length. The trail passes through forests and reveals outstanding views across the farmland of the Genesee Valley. Explore more ➞
On May 6th, Genesee Valley Conservancy will host two hikes to see the beautiful bluebell flowers in Geneseo.
This privately owned protected property has a patch of flowers that will…
Speakers from the private and public sectors will join together to present on topics ranging including invasive and native species, forest management, growing mushrooms and solar energy at an upcoming…
Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence
At a time of political change, one thing is clear and consistent: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since…
7:30am@ 3468 Nations Road
(roadside at the bridge)
9:00am@ Caneadea River Access Site
Caneadea, NY 14717
5:30pm@ 4716 River Road
Leicester, NY 14481
8:00am@ Geneseo, NY
10:00am@ Nations Road, Geneseo, New York
From farmers to scenic property owners, woodlot managers to owners of land with wildlife habitats, the Genesee Valley Conservancy works with landowners who want to ensure that the natural resources that make their property, and the Genesee Valley region, special are conserved according to their wishes throughout time.
One of the main tools the Genesee Valley Conservancy utilizes to protect important natural resources on privately owned property is a legal agreement called a conservation easement.
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The Genesee Valley Conservancy also works with landowners interested in transferring ownership of their property for conservation purposes.
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