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Oficina:
15 Railroad Ave, Suite 102
Kingston, NY 12401

Oficina abierta de lunes a viernes, generalmente 10am-5pm.

Se puede llegar al personal fuera de este horario por e-mail.

Correo:
PO Box 2701
Kingston, NY 12402

Teléfono de la oficina 845/877-LAND (5263)

Consultas generales (mensajes de voz remiten a esta dirección): offic@kingstonlandtruste.org

Personal:

Julia Farr, Directora Ejecutiva: juli@kingstonlandtrusta.org

Ted Griese, Gerente de operaciones: te@kingstonlandtrustd.org

Greg Shaheen, Coordinador de conservación: gre@kingstonlandtrustg.org

Shaniqua Bowden, Coordinadora de divulgación: shaniqu@kingstonlandtrusta.org

 

Presidente de la Junta:

Sarah Brainard: sarah@kingstonlandtrust.org

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The Kingston Land Trust staff participated in 2019 BFK Bike to Work Challenge this week! Thank you to @bikefriendlykingston for holding this challenge and working to make Kingston a more bike-able city.You can support the landscape implementation of the Hasbrouck-Delaware Parklet by going to @villagecoffeeandgoods tomorrow! A portion of their profits will go to the @kingstonlandtrust in support of this project for Hudson Valley Gives Day 2019. To learn more about the Hasbrouck-Delaware Parklet, or to make a donation, visit donorbox.com/donate-to-support-the-landscape-implementation-of-the-hasbrouck-delaware-parklet #kingstongreenline #kingstonny #greenspace #communityspace #landscapedesign #walkability #bikeability #railtrail #publicspaceSaturday (May 11) is shaping up to be a beautiful day. Join us at 81 Gross St. from 4:30 to 6pm for a clean up of our newest property along the @kingstongreenline! Check out the event details for more information on this property: https://www.facebook.com/events/419265415301069/?ti=iclWe are still reflecting on last weekend's Earth Day Celebration in memory of Renno Budziak. 
It was an honor to dedicate our Buckley St. property on the Esopus Creek to Renno's memory with two weeping cherry trees and a plaque that reads: "For his never-ending love of the environment and all living things that surround us and for the preservation of his passion, respect, and devotion for generations to come." Thank you to all those who spoke, performed, organized and attended to help make this day special!Join us tomorrow as we celebrate Earth Day by honoring the life of one of our long time board members and friends Renno Budziak.

At noon we will remember Renno by dedicating KLT-protected land along the Esopus Creek at 48 Buckley St. (Town of Ulster) with two planted trees and a plaque. There will be speakers, including town of Ulster Town Supervisor James Quigley, III, and music. This is open to the public.

At 1pm, Earth Day festivities at Seed Song Farm will begin. Check out the event details (link in bio) for a full list of activities and performances. There's something for the whole family!

Thank you to Townofulstercitizens.org, @seedsong and the Budziak family for helping to make this special event possible!Join us Thursday evening as we review Kingston's Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Strategy and Plan. As co-sponsors of this event with KingstonCitizens.org and Kingston Tenants Union, we will help will screen the 200 page draft document to assist the public with a page by page look to outline their comments to submit to the City of Kingston's Economic and Community Development office before the May 5th deadline. Check out the event details for more information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/419351425543388/?ti=iaThe forecast for tomorrow is looking cold and rainy, so our Earth Day Celebration in Remembrance of Renno Budziak has been rescheduled for next Saturday (May 4). See you next weekend! For event details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/276357599954470/?ti=iaSunday will be a day of remembering those who have graced this land and celebrating the spring and the wonders that it brings.  Please join us for the first-ever dedication of a KLT property this Sunday at noon, and for the Earth Day celebration that will follow from 1-4pm. Enjoy the beautiful land just off Ulster Ave. 
Thanks to Nora Budziak for her generous donation of these two weeping cherry trees to be planted in honor of her late husband and beloved KLT board member and volunteer Renno Budziak. 
Follow the link for event details and to let us know you'll be joining us! https://www.facebook.com/events/276357599954470/We are thrilled to announce that we have protected a tract of wooded land along the Kingston Greenline! 
This new acquisition is the largest and most accessible property in our portfolio of protected land in Kingston, and we invite you all to come get to know it at our clean up on Saturday, May 11th from 2-3:30pm. For event details visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/419265415301069/?ti=icl

We are grateful to the @openspaceinstitute for granting us the funds for the purchase of this land from @ulsterhabitat, and to Ulster Habitat for putting this land in our hands.

Check out our news post to find out more: https://kingstonlandtrust.org/news/klt-purchases-rondout-wooded-property-grant-osiLooking for a fun way to support the Kingston community on Earth Day? The Kingston Land Trust is having a Happy Hour Fundraiser for the landscape implementation of the Hasbrouck-Delaware Parklet at Rough Draft Bar & Books! KLT staff and volunteers will be hosting an informational table and taking donations from 4 to 7pm on Monday.

If you can't make happy hour, Rough Draft is donating a portion of the entire day's profits to the The Kingston Land Trust for this project, so stop by for your morning coffee or to pick up that book you've been meaning to buy!

See the event details at https://www.facebook.com/events/376244499894177/?ti=iaAnnouncing KLT's new Land Matching Portal: Have extra land to share? List it here! In search of land to use in your neigborhood? Find it here!

This free portal allows stewards and landholders to connect with each other to discuss the possibility of a no-cost mutually beneficial land use arrangement. 
Check it out here: https://kingstonlandtrust.org/initiatives/land-matching

#findyourlamdmatch #landmatching #urbanagriculture #communityconservation #kingstonny #hudsonvalleyKLT Conservation Coordinator Greg Shaheen had a great time tabling at the first annual "Homosteading Expo", a fair showcasing LGBTQ vendors and experts in sustainability, back to the land skills and crafts at the @lgbtqcenter. Land for all, all for land!KLT Operations Manager Ted Griese holding down our table at the Kingston Women's Bike Fest today at the Everette Hodge Community Center. We're talking trails, outdoor cycling opportunities, and the @kingstongreenline with our partners at the @wallkillvalleylandtrust !Do you like burgers, beer, and righting historical wrongs? Then come to The Anchor this Sunday, 3/31, where a portion of the entire day's proceeds will be donated to protect the Pine Street African Burial Ground! KLT and Harambee staff and volunteers will be tabling 4-6pm to answer questions and take donations for the project. This is a great stop on the way home from the Women's Bike Fest, taking place at the Everette Hodge Center on Broadway from 10am to 4pm. See you Sunday!  To find out more and donate to support this project, visit kingstonlandtrust.org/pine-st-african-burial-ground-protectionBIG NEWS on our effort to protect the Pine St. Burial Grohnd! Thanks to a $40K contribution from @scenichudson and $10K from the Old Dutch Church, we have now raised $122K of our $200K goal. Plus, we got an extension into May from the bank, so we have time to raise the remaining $78K! 
Join in by donating at https://donorbox.org/protect-pine-street-african-burial-groundThe Midtown Linear Park will be a pedestrian and bicycle path along the former rail corridor between Kingston Plaza and Cornell Street. The project builds upon the County's efforts to develop an interconnected rail trail system throughout Ulster County and is also an segment of the Kingston Greenline! The @kingstonlandtrust will be available to provide interpretation between English and Spanish at this event

Want to learn more? Come the Ulster County Planning Department's public informational meeting about the project on Wednesday 3/20 7-9pm at the Restorative Justice and Community Empowerment Center (733 Broadway).The Anchor has generously agreed to make the Pine Street African Burial Ground the cause for their "Community Sunday" at the end of March. This means that a portion of proceeds from the entire day will be donated to the Kingston Land Trust for purposes of protecting this sacred site!

Staff and volunteers of the Kingston Land Trust and Harambee Kingston NY will be tabling at the Anchor between 4 and 6pm to provide information and materials about the project. Join us to learn more and donate.

This event is a great stop on the way home from the Kingston Women’s Bike Festival - Festival de Kingston para Mujer, which ends at 4pm!

To learn more about the Pine Street African Burial Ground, visit: kingstonlandtrust.org/initiatives/pine-st-african-burial-ground-protection

To donate: donorbox.org/protect-pine-street-african-burial-groundTogether we can bring history to light. Learn more and contribute at donorbox.org/protect-pine-street-african-burial-ground
#saveafricanburialground #savetheburialgroundIt was wonderful and inspiring to see so many people interested in urban agriculture in Kingston at Comida y tierra this week (link for document with opportunities in comments). The next Comida y tierra will be at the end of May (every three months)! // Nos dio mucha alegría e inspiración ver tanta gente interesada en agricultura urbana en Kingston en Comida y tierra esta semana (link para document con oportunidades en comentarios). La siguiente Comda y tierra va a ser a finales de Mayo (cada tres meses)!This past weekend we tapped maple trees on @kingstonlandtrust land along the @kingstongreenline with youth from the Iglesia Amigos church on Murray St. Thanks to Creek Iverson of @seedsong farm, FreedomWalker Dickerson, Aileah Kvashay, and Willoughby Lydia for leading this awesome project that allows us to connect with the sweetness of nature in the winter.  Ulster County Habitat for Humanity also supported this activity. 
Come warm yourself around a sap-boiling fire and taste syrup from Kingston maple trees at the Maple Moon Family Celebration and Pancake Lunch at Seedsong Farm next Saturday March 9th from 11-3 https://www.facebook.com/events/292782871392986/