Category Archives: News

Come Visit PCLT’s Tophill Preserve This Weekend!

The Adirondacks? Three hours away. The Catskills? Two hours. Harriman State Park? One hour. Top Hill Preserve? In Your Big Backyard! Come Discover Top Hill Preserve THIS WEEKEND. Join us on October 10th & 11th anytime between 9am to 3pm at the Top Hill Preserve in Carmel for trail walks and birding. A kiosk table will be set up with trail maps and other PCLT info, and our Preserve Steward […]

Conservation Partners Work Together to Permanently Protect Five PCLT Properties

The Putnam County Land Trust, in conjunction with its conservation partners Westchester Land Trust (WLT) and Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS), is proud to announce the permanent protection of five preserves totaling more than 150 acres in Putnam County. This is the second time in as many years that these organizations have worked together […]

Great Swamp Watershed Conservation Groups Invite Landowners to a Neighborhood Gathering

On Sunday, July 12 2015, PCLT, along with five other conservation organizations, will co-host a neighborhood gathering to discuss topics facing local landowners in the Great Swamp Watershed. Participants will be invited to engage in dialogue with neighbors and conservation professionals about a variety of topics including invasive species management, local water quality, and bird […]


The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking individuals who support the concept of open space and the preservation of our natural resources to serve on its Board of Trustees. In addition to attending eight board meetings throughout the year, candidates need to be able to effectively serve on at least one board committee in order […]

PCLT “Breakfast with the Birds” and our BLUEBELL FESTIVAL on May 2nd

Brewster, NY — Blue Bells are the blue flowers that carpet the forest floor in spring – taking advantage of the fact that the trees are still leafless and sunlight still reaches the forest floor.  Their color reminds us how glorious Spring can be, especially after the Winter we just experienced! To celebrate, the Putnam County […]


Brewster, NY — The Putnam County Land Trust is pleased to announce this year’s honorees, to be celebrated at their upcoming 46th Anniversary Benefit Dinner & Auction on April 18th.  Robert Gentile of Camp Herrlich will be receiving the 2015 Blue Heron Award.  The Free to Speak Self Advocacy Group of PARC will be receiving […]