How the Dutchess Land Conservancy originally began

Duncandale Farm in the town of North East is protected from future development, thanks to a collaboration with the Dutchess Land Conservancy. Photo submitted

DUTCHESS COUNTY — In 100 years, if a family piles into whatever conveyance people will pile into on that future day, and meanders around North East, much will have changed from today, but some of the area’s most striking vistas will still be there.

Those elements of a never-changing landscape will be thanks to generous, forward thinking families and individuals who sacrificed development dollars for a guarantee of a well preserved environment for future generations to enjoy.

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