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Easement protects Amsterdam property from development

 The 118 acre Strawberry Fields Farm and Nature Preserve on Cranes Hollow Road in the Town of Amsterdam on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
The 118 acre Strawberry Fields Farm and Nature Preserve on Cranes Hollow Road in the Town of Amsterdam on Friday, January 3, 2014.
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Jeff Leon is passionate about keeping strip malls off his land. He lives on 118 acres of woods and rolling hills overlooking the Mohawk Valley in the town of Amsterdam. There are endangered birds and flowers there. And there always will be, thanks to a conservation easement he just signed with the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. “This will protect the land,” he said. “Even if it’s sold to a developer. Even after I’m gone.” The ...


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LNMP
January 6, 2014
3:09 p.m.

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Excellent!

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