Category Archives: Habitat Protection

The Rick Dill Preserve

Town of Putnam Valley -10 acres. Frederick Dill Preserve in Putnam Valley is a 10-acre flat flood plain just off Quincy Road. The property is largely scrub and brush, and the south side of the property is bound by Peekskill Hollow Brook, making current access difficult. There are unconfirmed rumors of an old boy scout […]

Peekskill Hollow Road

Town of Kent – 6.0 Acres. Preserve Overview:  These six acres consist mostly of sedge and young red maple marsh.  Located near the headwaters of the Peekskill Hollow Brook, this wetland acts as a filter, keeping waters downstream clear and allowing fish and other wildlife to prosper.  Bring waterproof boots or waders.  From Rt. 52 in […]

Elena Hill Preserve

Route 22Patterson Town of Patterson – 17.0 Acres. HistoryElena Hill donated Seventeen acres along the East Branch Croton River to the Land Trust in 2000. Mrs. Hill is an avid conservationist who lived in Patterson for many years. The donated land includes the confluence of the Haviland Hollow Brook and the East Branch Croton River […]

The Dorothy & Gerald Hick Preserve

North Horsepound RoadKent Town of Kent – 19.67 acres. These two parcels in the town of Kent were the donation of Stephen Hick, Julie Paulsen and Marilynn Price, children of Dorothy Phillips Hick and Gerald Hick. They donated these parcels to the land trust to be forever green and requested the preserve be named in […]