• Accredited Land Trust
    Accredited Land Trust


    TILT Applies for Renewal of Accreditation

    TILT is excited to announce that it will be applying for renewal of accreditation this fall, as the organization wraps up its 10th year as an accredited land trust.

  • Algonquin to Adirondack Region
    Algonquin to Adirondack Region


    The A2A Corridor

    Not far below the flowing waters and rocky soils of the St. Lawrence River Valley lies an ancient hourglass. Within this hourglass flows not the sands of time, but the quiet and consistent movement of wildlife, people, and their genetic diversities.

  • 2018 Thousand Islands Land Trust 2018 Milestones
    Thousand Islands Land Trust 2018 Milestones


    10,000 Acres Conserved

    Conservation projects in 2018 took TILT’s land portfolio past the 10,000 acre mark. Several of these acquisitions are adjacent to existing conservation land, expanding contiguous areas for wildlife habitat.  

  • Press Releases

    Rusho family conveys 67 acres on Grindstone to TILT

    Published in the Thousand Islands Sun March 13, 2019

  • The dairy barn at Zenda Farms Preserve, Clayton


    TILT is awarded grant for dairy barn designs

    Published in the Thousand Islands Sun February 6, 2019

  • Picton Island's preserved natural shorelines help protect the water quality, habitat, and scenic view of the 1000 Islands. Photo by Feather in Flight Productions.

    Article, Conservation

    TILT expands conservation efforts on Picton Island

    Published in the Thousand Islands Sun January 23, 2019

  • Bug Walk at Otter Creek

    Community Interests, Newsletters, TILTreks & Events

    2018 TILTreks & Events

    Our 2018 TILTreks & Events offered a great opportunity to enjoy and celebrate the wild outdoors.

  • Nika, Sean H, Katie


    Summer Land Stewards & Interns Speak

    What is it like to work at TILT for the summer? Our 2018 Summer Land Stewards report back.

  • Newsletters

    TILT Staff Attend Annual Convention

    Rally, the annual convention of the Land Trust Alliance, is underway and TILT is there.

  • Newsletters

    Reviewing and Renewing

    TILT will be applying for renewal of accreditation by the Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission in 2019.

  • Zenda Farms Red is on the shelves at Coyote Moon

    Community Interests, Newsletters

    Partnerships at Zenda Farms

    TILT has been developing two business partnerships to usher in an era of renewed life at Zenda Farms.

  • Conservation, Newsletters

    Zenda Hilltop Conserved Forever

    The bucolic backdrop to Zenda Farms has been conserved and will remain forever wild.

  • Molly and Darden MacWade are honored by Terra Bach, Director of Development & Communications


    TILT Receives Gift in Memory of Richard Macsherry and Ken Deedy

    The MacWades honor the memory of Richard Macsherry and Ken Deedy with gift to TILT.

  • Payne Lake wetlands

    Conservation, Grants, Newsletters

    Local Conservation Partners Secure $1M for Wetlands Conservation

    TILT receives grant contract with the US Fish and Wildlife Service for conservation in the St. Lawrence River Valley.

  • Newsletters

    Thousand Islands Forever

    "Thousand Islands Forever" will help you make a lasting impact on this place we all love so much!

  • Community Interests, Newsletters

    New Community Involvement in Managing TILT Preserves

    TILT has developed advisory committees to help with planning decisions for each preserve.

  • Dave Lucas


    New Trustee Elected

    David Lucas, from Bluff Island (Clayton), has been elected to the TILT Board of Trustees.

  • Conservation, Newsletters

    A Conservation Legacy: The Deedy Family Donates Easement on Grindstone

    The Deedy Family has placed a conservation easement on their property near the foot of Grindstone.

  • Ken on his ATV

    Community Interests, Newsletters

    Kenneth Deedy Environmental Internship Fund

    The Fund establishes an internship shared by TILT, Save The River, and the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center.

  • Newsletters

    Staff Promotions & Appointments

    Several members of the staff have received promotions, and new staff have been appointed.