Remembering Lucinda Stowell

Lucinda “Cindy” Hunt Stowell April 1941-July 2014 Winnakee Land Trust acknowledges George and Gail Hunt Reeke for their support in memory of Gail’s sister Lucinda “Cindy” Hunt Stowell, founding commissioner and three-term member of the national Land Trust… Read More

Technology on the Trail

Winnakee Land Trust Summer 2017 eNewsletter Useful Conservation Tech Tools? By John Mickelson, Land Stewardship Manager Social critics refer to the implements of our digital age as “weapons of mass distraction”. Simultaneously, the effectiveness of conservation science depends… Read More

An Update on Northern Dutchess Trails

Winnakee Land Trust Summer 2017 eNewsletter An Update on Northern Dutchess Trails By Gregg Swanzey, Executive Director Winnakee Land Trust is working with public and private partners to assemble two significant grant applications for NYS Parks Development funding… Read More

Easements in the Hudson Valley

Easements in the Hudson Valley By Lauren Kingman Lord Tennyson wrote “in the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” In the Hudson Valley, caring landowners are turning their thoughts to easements. Whether their… Read More

Winnakee Land Trust Annual Gala 2017

WINNAKEE LAND TRUST GALA 2017 A Masked Ball at Astor Courts HONORING SALLY MAZZARELLA Celebrating her Legacy and Extraordinary Commitment to Winnakee Land Trust and the Hudson Valley Winnakee Land Trust is grateful to our Gala Sponsors, Vendors,… Read More

Trails Roundtable

View the Roundtable Agenda for March 23 and Meeting Announcement.

Sleepy Moon Hike at Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill

Join us under the full moon on Sunday, March 12th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Drayton Grant Park for the first in a series of new Open Field Society and Winnakee Member Events! Burger Hill offers outstanding views… Read More

Winnakee Nature Preserve

Winnakee-Dutchess Trails Roundtable

2016 Gala

Winnakee Land Trust hosted its annual gala on Saturday June 4th, at the Astor Tea House in Rhinebeck. The gorgeous setting, wonderful weather, and sold-out attendance all contributed to a very successful event. Over 250 guests enjoyed an elegant evening… Read More