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Your Land As Your Legacy

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Your Land as Your Legacy - Conservation Values

A special invitation for women landowners

Join women landowners, like yourself for a learning circle to find solutions for the legacy of your land. Hear how you can get started planning.

Clarify your goals for your land for the future.

Understand the basic terminology that goes along with legacy planning.

Learn about the planning tools to preserve your land for future generations.

Explore opportunities for protecting your land for agriculture and conservation.

Discover ways to protect your land from the high costs of long-term care.

Find out how other women are planning for the future of their land.

Meet professionals who can help you with your plan.

Discussion will be informal and informative facilitated by Lynn Bliven and Joan Sinclair Petzen from Cornell Cooperative Extension. Legacy and conservation professionals Jerry Cosgrove, J.D. with American Farmland Trust and Dave Bojanowski from the Genesee Valley Conservancy will share information and answer questions about legacy planning and farmland protection and conservation.

This learning circle is part of the “Landowners and Farmers Working Together for Clean Water in the Great Lakes Project”, a collaboration between American Farmland Trust, Cornell Cooperative Extension Northwest New York Dairy Livestock and Field Crops Team, Wood County Soil and Water Conservation District, IPM Institute and Utah State University funded by the Great Lakes Protection Fund.

Space is limited, reserve your spot today! Pre-registration requested by April 8th, $10 payable at the door includes lunch and educational materials. Contact Lynn Bliven, 585-268-7644 Ext 18 or email:

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling 585-268-7644, Ext. 18 no later than 5 days prior to event to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be met when possible. 


Letchworth Pines
6985 State Route 19a
Portageville, New York 14536

Last updated March 22, 2019