The Cazenovia Preservation Foundation

We protect the historic, agricultural, and natural resources surrounding Cazenovia, New York, for the benefit of our community.



13 miles

of public hiking trails maintained.

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COVID-19 Statement

We are fortunate to have access to so many beautiful natural places and public trails in Cazenovia. CPF trails are open. If you do plan on using the trails, please follow the guidance of the CDC and NY State ( and observe social distancing protocol. More information about CPF trails can be found here.

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Land Preservation

It’s our mission to help you protect your land for the enjoyment of future generations. Learn about the 5 ways the CPF can work with you to protect your land. More →

Planned Giving

CPF works in partnership with landowners to protect natural areas, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat, scenic open space, and historic sites and structures. More →

Historic Preservation

Do you love your home, your barn, the historic character that it provides to our community? Are you interested in making sure that its history is honored well into the future? More →

Agricultural Protection

We believe agricultural landscapes are an important component in our ‘sense of place’, and we are actively involved in farmland protection. More →


13+ miles

of beautiful hiking trails.

Cazenovia is a great place to experience the natural splendor of Central New York.


3,109 acres

of local farmland and wilderness.

We want to ensure future generations will experience the same Cazenovia as we do.


53 years

of community stewardship.

Our vision has remained strong thanks to your generosity and support.

CPF was instrumental in preserving my farm with a conservation easement. Now Greyrock is a forever farm. Thanks, CPF!
Kaye Osborne, owner of Greyrock Farm
I feel blessed to live in a community with an organization dedicated to supporting and preserving what has long made – and will continue to make – Cazenovia a great place to live.
Jim Tobey, CPF Stewardship Committee Head
CPF ensures that trails, farmland, open space, natural places, and historic resources will be available for future generations to enjoy.
Lauren LinesDirectorCACDA
CPF’s most important role in our community is providing leadership in preserving key local resources.
Lauren LinesDirectorCACDA

We need your support

Nearly 60% of our funding comes from our community. We can’t do it without you!

Your gifts allow kids to have places and programs in which they explore nature, ensure that farms and open space remain an important part of our landscape, and help to conserve the historic character of our regions.

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