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Featured Initiatives & Programs
Land & Resilience is a new virtual interview series in which KLT Head of Cultural Engagement Shaniqua Bowden makes local connections to help our community learn land skills to support self reliance and health.
Our annual conversation to explore Black land access, ownership, sovereignty strategies in our region and how to implement them locally through KLT initiatives.
Through the website portal, approved landseekers (people looking for land to use) and landholders (people who own or manage land) can search for each other based on location and shared land use interests, and then arrange for free use of land for community or ecological benefit.
A Spanish immersion conversation organized by the Kingston Land Trust in collaboration with the Kingston YMCA Farm Project. We meet quarterly at hispanic restaurants in Kingston to eat a meal together and discuss local food and land initiatives.
A system of trails, promenades and complete streets that when fully developed will connect residents and visitors to Kingston’s natural, historic, cultural and commercial assets.
Thanks to community support of over 250 contributions, we were able to purchase and protect the site! The Kingston Land Trust and our partner organization Harambee still need your help to raise the remainder of our $200,000 total goal for 2019 towards converting the site into an interpretive center.
Food security has quickly emerged as a priority for our community during this challenging pandemic. We have always taken a holistic approach to creating access to land that has included engaging residents in local food production. With your help, we will deepen and expand our efforts to support food access.
Pollinators are crucial to healthy natural and agricultural systems across the world. As part of our Land For Food initiative, we commit to supporting pollinators in our service area through habitat protection, plantings of native flowering plants, developing local garden projects, and forming innovative partnerships!
-- To preserve forested limestone terrain, historic quarry and lime kilns for ecological management and community engagement--
Do you visit or travel the Kingston Greenline regularly? Interested in trail monitoring, trail stewardship, or volunteering to support trails in Kingston? Sign up to become a Trail Ranger!
After a whirlwind awareness and fundraising campaign in 2019, we successfully protected the Pine Street African Burial Ground in partnership with Harambee and in collaboration with Scenic Hudson. Since then, we have continued to work with Harambee and other community partners to steward and plan for the future of this sacred site.