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We’re Hiring – Conservation Project Manager

We’re Hiring – Conservation Project Manager

Saratoga PLAN’s Conservation Project Manager efficiently and effectively advances land protection and stewardship projects as part of a collaborative professional team of staff and external partners. The Conservation Project Manager contributes to the lasting health,...

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Hike Out

Hike Out

In honor of Maria's conservation legacy a Hike Out was held on a beautiful Spring afternoon.  The Hike Out was inspired by the ceremonial Walkouts used by Fire and Police Stations when a member of the force retires.   Saratoga PLAN Board...

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Tupelo Community Forest Opening

Tupelo Community Forest Opening

On April 23, 2022 a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Tupelo Community Forest to celebrate the opening of the trails to the public.   “Today we are celebrating the result of many years of collaboration to connect our communities to the outdoors, and to...

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Raising Funds for Graphite Range Community Forest

Raising Funds for Graphite Range Community Forest

Earth Day to National Trails Day Fundraiser Saratoga PLAN, in partnership with the Open Space Institute, Saratoga County, Wilton Partners LLC, and other Palmertown Partners are building more than five miles of trails for mountain biking, hiking and more in the towns...

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Saratoga PLAN Announces New Executive Director

Saratoga PLAN Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of Saratoga PLAN is pleased to announce the search for a new leader is complete. Robert Davies will assume responsibilities of PLAN’s Executive Director on May 16th, 2022, succeeding Maria Trabka who is retiring after 14 years leading the...

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adirondack trust company donates to PLAN

The Adirondack Trust Company recently announced that it has donated $1,750 to Saratoga PLAN as part of its annual ATC Credit Card Donation. Once per year, Adirondack Trust donates a percentage of the interest earned on credit-card balances to a local, 501(c)(3)...

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mark of distinction

Since 2003, Saratoga PLAN has been protecting the land that the people of Saratoga County love and connect with: its farms and open spaces. Now Saratoga PLAN announced it has renewed its land trust accreditation – proving once again that, as part of a network of over...

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friendship trails coming soon

SARAH B. FOULKE FRIENDSHIP TRAILS SYSTEM COMING TO THE PALMERTOWN RANGE A generous donation from the Sarah B. Foulke Charitable Fund will underwrite the planning, design and stewardship of more than 20 miles of publicly accessible, permanently conserved trails in the...

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