CANTON -- With a grant award from the Land Trust Alliance and the New York Environmental Protection Fund, St. Lawrence Land Trust has hired Katherine Lewandowski as a project manager for its Friends of the Watershed initiative.
The intiative’s goal is to preserve and protect the 30-mile stretch of land along the Little and Grasse Rivers for both recreation and ecological purposes by encouraging resposible land and river stewardship practices.
The Land Trust also has a new website at http://www.stlawlandtrust.org with information about local conservation efforts and how people can get involved as community members or landowners.
The St. Lawrence Land Trust is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to work with private landowners to protect the conservation values of their land. Among the Land Trust’s goals is public education on natural history, the environment, ecology and sustainable land stewardship.
Anyone interested in more information about the Grasse River Initiative or the Land Trust should visit the website or email [email protected].