• 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.

  • Jake Tibbles shows a very ugly grub to Arbor Day volunteers.


    From the Director: Looking Forward, Feeling Grateful

    Conserving land is a delicate balance between protecting the natural resources that exist today and anticipating what the future might bring.

  • Ken on his Grindstone Island Mule Tour


    Leaving a Legacy - Ken Deedy

    Ken Deedy, founder of TILT and life-time advocate of environmental stewardship and education in the Thousand Islands, died on August 8, 2018.

  • Conservation, Grants

    Wetland Restoration Project Underway at Otter Creek in Alexandria Bay

    Restoration is underway in Otter Creek to open up the dense cattail marsh for wildlife.

  • Welcome center with desk, brochures, maple syrup
    The Mary & Ted Mascott Welcome Center at Zenda Farms Preserve

    Community Interests, Grants, Newsletters

    Welcome to the Creamery - Zenda's HQ!

    Renovations to the Creamery will make it more suitable for classroom and office space.

  • Newsletters

    Inside TILT

    Dedicated staff engage with the community; trustees recommit to the organization.

  • Pale Swallow-wort
    Pale Swallow-wort

    Community Interests, Conservation, Grants, Newsletters

    Grant Secured to Combat Pale Swallow-wort Infestation

    The Carleton Island Pale Swallow-wort project receives $35,000 2017 Invasive Species Rapid Response and Control Grant.