Working Lands

Millions of acres of working land will change hands in the next decade. What will happen to the this land?

Land is the foundation of a robust agricultural and forest economy. Seneca Trail RC&D works to ensure that farmers, foresters, and communities have the land they need to remain prosperous and the resources they need to care for it.

Acquisition - Keeping Producers on the Land

Looking for productive land? Have land to land to sell? Looking for someone to work your land? Seneca Trail RC&D assists producers wishing to acquire working land and landowners wishing to sell or lease land to a producer.

Conservation - Protecting Productive Land

Fields and forests are the hardworking backbone of Western New York’s landscape. Conserving working lands will put food on our tables and money in our local economy for generations to come. Seneca Trail RC&D helps landowners and communities explore their options for conserving working lands.

Stewardship - Caring For Land

Communities thrive when working lands are managed with care and the future in mind. Seneca Trail RC&D helps landowners and community members reap the economic and environmental benefits that come from improving soil health and protecting water quality.