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"It is the mission of the Schoharie Land Trust to protect the beauty, land, heritage and rural character of Schoharie County and adjacent areas by acquiring real property, holding conservation easements, and providing technical assistance and planning information to landowners, public agencies, and others interested in safeguarding our natural assets."

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"Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land."

-Aldo Leopold

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The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.
-Aldo Leopold

Visit Our Preserve

Paulson tree thumbLocated in the towns of Jefferson and Summit in Schoharie Co., the Paulson Preserve encompasses 342 acres of land donated to the Land Trust in 1997 by Liselotte Paulson.  The preserve includes a variety of wildllife habitats, including open fields, mixed hardwood and conifer forest and wetlands.   Learn More...