Dutchess Land Conservancy seeks to protect farm


Jordan Lane Farm, with frontage on routes 82 and 83, is pursuing farmland protection status through a conservation easement with the Dutchess Land Conservancy. Photo submitted

PINE PLAINS — “A bit wild. Open. An absolutely beautiful stretch of roadway between Pine Plains and Stanfordville.”

That’s how Pine Plains town Supervisor Darrah Cloud described Jordan Lane Farm, also known as the Speeter property, which is hoping the Dutchess Land Conservancy (DLC) will be able to purchase its development rights. DLC Land Projects Manager Erin Hoagland appeared  before the Town Board to request a letter of support at its December meeting. The board agreed.

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