Campaign Goal: $3,700,000
We have surpassed our goal.
We have surpassed our goal.
We will conserve 4,000 additional acres of our region’s most precious wetlands, creeks, grasslands and forests. These are lands that support our region’s ecological health, economic vitality, and quality of life.
|Land & Water Conservation||$1,500,000|
|Land Management & Restoration||$250,000|
|Land & Easement Defense||$150,000|
We will sustain the Land Trust’s signature preserves by building endowment and by continuing the stewardship work required to maintain these iconic examples of our great region.
|Zenda Farms Preserve & MacFarlane Trail||$500,000|
|Grindstone Island Preserves & Nature Trail||$250,000|
|Otter Creek Preserve & Nature Trail||$200,000|
|Crooked Creek Preserve & Macsherry Trail||$200,000|
|Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail||$100,000|
We will further expand and enhance the vibrant quality of the Land Trust’s TILTreks & Talks Program. By establishing an Environmental Education Endowment Fund, we can ensure that all people have the opportunity to connect with nature. Our KidsTreks, TeenTreks and TILTKids Camps will help inspire the land stewards of tomorrow, who will continue to care for our 1000 Islands.
|Environmental Education Endowment||$250,000|
|Enhance & Expand Educational Programs||$75,000|
We will expand our institutional capacity and professional development by upgrading the Land Trust’s communication and technology infrastructure and establishing an endowment fund for staff development and retention.
|Office Sustainability Rehab||$140,000|
|Professional Development Endowment||$75,000|
|Communications & Technology Infrastructure||$10,000|
A tribute gift honors a special person, dedicating a place with their name. It's a meaningful way to help conserve the Thousand Islands for generations to come.
It seemed only fitting that we named one of the TILT trails after our parents. We cherish this place as we cherish our family.Molly Macsherry MacWade; providing a gift to create the Macsherry Trail with her brothers in honor of their parents.
Many folks do not realize the impact that they have on our wetlands, forests, rivers and all creatures.Judy Munro; Murray Isle resident since 1962
Provide a legacy of conserved land for future generations! This is one of the most valuable, enduring gifts you can ever give. Join the Thousand Islands Forever Legacy Program to both support your loved ones and make a lasting impact on this place we love.
Including TILT in your estate planning, through any number of planned giving options, provides advantages to your family and the future of open land. Once our natural areas are developed, we can never get them back. Your Thousand Islands Forever Legacy Program membership protects our community’s most treasured resources so that future generations may enjoy them.
My great-grandchildren are 7th generation on the River ... No matter where they live, they all come back to the beautiful St Lawrence. We want to preserve it for the next 7 generations, and more!Ada May Fearon; Longtime T.I. Park resident