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Snake Hill: Geologic, Ecological, and Cultural Significance

Snake Hill: Geologic, Ecological, and Cultural Significance

Author: Michael Gaige, Consulting Ecologist & Saratoga PLAN Advisory Council Member Geologically, Snake Hill has been studied for at least 198 years. First described by Dr. John Steel in 1824, Snake Hill’s abundant fossils, folded layers, and relative isolation...

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Landmark Achievement: Future of Snake Hill Secured 

Landmark Achievement: Future of Snake Hill Secured 

A momentous step toward conservation and environmental stewardship has been taken with the successful closure of a $1 million land deal, securing the future of Snake Hill—Saratoga Lake's largest unprotected shoreline property. The Snake Hill Formation holds a unique...

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2023 PLAN for the Future

2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction benefiting Saratoga PLAN a Resounding Success Saratoga Springs, NY – September 19, 2023 – Saratoga PLAN (Preserving Land and Nature) hosted its highly anticipated 2nd annual fundraising dinner and silent auction, PLAN...

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Donor Highlight – The Winter Family

Donor Highlight – The Winter Family

Presenting "Rooted in Giving: Local Land Conservation Supporters" Join us as we spotlight supporters who are making a real difference in local land conservation. Discover their inspiring stories and the lasting impact they're creating for our environment. This past...

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PLAN for the Future

PLAN for the Future

Please join us in celebrating PLAN’s 20th anniversary and recognizing individuals for their dedication and extraordinary contributions to local land conservation.

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Water Chestnut Pull

Water Chestnut Pull

PLAN was thrilled to kick off the summer with an exciting water chestnut pull on Tuesday, June 27th, at the picturesque Kayak Shak on Fish Creek. Our dedicated volunteers gathered for a day of adventure and environmental action, ready to tackle the invasive aquatic...

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