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Grace Buck

Community Advisor

Grace joined Westchester Land Trust in 2003. As the Assistant Development Director, she is responsible for coordinating our annual fundraising and friend raising events, as well as managing our volunteer program. Before joining WLT, Grace worked as the Assistant Director of Donor Relations at New York Medical College, in Valhalla, and as an Educational Assistant in the Office of Institutional Advancement at Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, Connecticut. Grace graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University. She lives in New Fairfield, Connecticut.

Grace Buck's Contributions

  1. Westchester Group Wins Grant For Mamaroneck Preserve Project

    Westchester Group Wins Grant For Mamaroneck Preserve Project

    MAMARONECK, N. Y. -- Westchester Land Trust officials announced that the agency has been awarded a $55,000 grant for restoration work at Otter Creek Preserve, one of 25 grants to New York and Connecticut community groups for projects to improve the health of Long Island Sound.Awarded through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, the grant is part of a program to pool together funds from ...

  2. County Land Trusts Protect 81-Acre Nature Preserve In Southeast

    County Land Trusts Protect 81-Acre Nature Preserve In Southeast

    SOUTHEAST, N.Y. -- An 81-acre nature preserve has been permanently protected from development thanks to an ongoing collaboration between the Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) and the Westchester Land Trust (WLT). Named in honor of the family that donated the property, the Garden Recreational Preserve has been owned by PCLT and managed as a public sanctuary since 2014. Beginning this ...

  3. Family Protects 18-Acres In Croton With Westchester Land Trust

    Family Protects 18-Acres In Croton With Westchester Land Trust

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- An 18-acre portion of the Kenoten Estate in Croton has been preserved forever thanks to a donation to the Westchester Land Trust by the Weinstein family including Gerald Weinstein, Martin Weinstein and Teresa Liszka. The donation of a conservation easement means that the land will never be developed in a way that conflicts with its current use, and that its ...

  4. New Parking, Walking Bridge Open At South Salem's Love Preserve

    New Parking, Walking Bridge Open At South Salem's Love Preserve

    SOUTH SALEM, N. Y. -- A new bridge over a bog area is one of the newest features to help visitors enjoy a trip to the 11-acre Love Preserve in South Salem.Other changes include a restored trail system through the natural area, and two new parking spots for hikers, Westchester Land Trust officials said. The preserve is located on West Road off of Route 123 in the Town of Lewisboro. The ...

  5. Westchester Land Trust Adds Pound Ridge Resident To Board Of Directors

    Westchester Land Trust Adds Pound Ridge Resident To Board Of Directors

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- The Westchester Land Trust has named three new members to its advisory board of directors and added two new members to its staff.Joe Edgar of Pound Ridge, Megan Kulick of Scarsdale and Pam Pooley of North Salem were named to the board. The WLT also hired Sara Powell and Shaun McCoshum as land stewardship professionals.Edgar will join WLT’s Land Preservation ...

  6. Trail Links Farms In Westchester County

    Trail Links Farms In Westchester County

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A farm trail offers Westchester County residents and visitors the opportunity to stop by and visit 14 farms from Sleepy Hollow to North Salem where crops are grown and animals are raised.The state designated route called the "Westchester Grown" farm trail was created by Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Friends of Hilltop Hanover ...

  7. Westchester Land Trust Welcomed 300 Supporters To Sunnyfield Farm

    Westchester Land Trust Welcomed 300 Supporters To Sunnyfield Farm

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- More than 300 guests gathered at the iconic Sunnyfield Farm in Bedford recently for dinner, dancing and a lively auction, to celebrate the Westchester Land Trust's continued conservation efforts in the region.WLT welcomed an exciting mix of supporters — both long-standing and brand new -- who joined together in honoring Vivien Malloy with the 2016 Preservation Angel ...

  8. Conversation Cafe Discusses Long Island Sound

    Conversation Cafe Discusses Long Island Sound

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Join Conservation Café — a consortium of seven Westchester County-based partners — on Friday, June 10 at Pace University Pleasantville Campus for a discussion of Sound Science on Long Island Sound. Attendees will learn about the issues plaguing Long Island Sound and some of the solutions in effect for cleaning up the Sound. Speakers for the program include the ...

  9. Westchester Land Trust Hosting Annual Benefit

    Westchester Land Trust Hosting Annual Benefit

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- The Westchester Land Trust will hold its annual benefit June 18 amid the yellow barns of Bedford's iconic Sunnyfield Farm.This year's benefit, "Our Land is Your Land," will honor the accomplishments of local land visionaries—Vivien G. Malloy and The Zofnass Family — who’ve made a demonstrable difference in the protection of the area's natural resources.Malloy ...

  10. Westchester Land Trust Announces Grant Award

    Westchester Land Trust Announces Grant Award

    BEDFORD, N.Y. – The Westchester Land Trust in Bedford Hills has been awarded a $1.84 million dollar Hudson Valley Agricultural Enhancement Program grant from New York State’s Department of Agriculture and Markets that will protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers forever. The project—which took nearly a decade to put together—is valued at almost $3 million, and includes critical financial ...

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