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Town of Oneonta easement

Land Trust Protects 133 Acres In Oneonta

Farmland, Forest, Streambed Included

Land Trust Protects

133 Acres In Oneonta

The new conservation easement protects 133 acres of farmland, forest and streambed in the Town of Oneonta. (Land Trust photo)

ONEONTA – Otsego Land Trust today announced the  donation of a conservation easement on 133 acres of forests, hills, farmland and wetlands located in the Town of Oneonta.

Protection of this property will help reduce land fragmentation in a rural area near the City of Oneonta. Seeing a development threat, the landowners bought the property to conserve its farmland, forests, diverse wildlife habitats, stream and wetland buffers, and natural area corridors, the Land Trust said in a press release.

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