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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.
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Looking for a way to improve your community’s health and promote conservation at the same time?  You could try planting fruit trees in the floodplain.  This was the idea behind Kingston Land Trust’s edible stream buffer along the banks of the Esopus Creek. 

Stream buffers help prevent flooding by providing...

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Cyph Culture, a local youth hip hop group will be hosting a youth talent showcase on November 2nd from 1 to 4pm at Kingston’s Academy Green called Awakening Paths: Youth in the Spotlight: Our Past, Our Future. This free community event will highlight the Pine Street African Burial Ground and has been developed in collaboration with Harambee, Kingston Land Trust and Center for Creative Education.
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The application deadline has been extended until Tuesday, October 22nd for the Kingston YMCA Farm Project’s five-month youth employment program for the design of a memorial site at the Pine Street African Burial Ground. This sacred land was protected in May by the Kingston Land Trust in...

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Thank you for your votes: We won!

The Kingston Land Trust was awarded the $20,000 allocated for Midtown in the City's participatory budget for the collaborative project: Pine St. African Burial Ground youth development program for design and community engagement.The purpose of this program is for youth to conduct and...

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-- “Rock The Block and The Trail Party” Will Be Held 9/21 --   More than 100 community members, including Kingston Greenline partner organization the Kingston Land Trust, attended a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the City of Kingston on Friday, September 6th for the opening of Phase 1 of the Kingston Point Rail Trail.
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The KLT has purchased 157 Pine Street in Uptown, Kingston; the long forgotten historic African Burial Ground contained within is once and for all forever protected. Now that the site is secured, the KLT will work with partner organization Harambee and the community to restore the grounds and convert the building into an interpretive center for education and reflection.
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The KLT has purchased 61-81 Gross Street in Kingston from Ulster Habitat for Humanity with a grant for the full purchase from the Open Space Institute. The KLT plans to use this .86 acre undeveloped wooded property as a public space that will provide amenities and respite for trail users and surrounding community.
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