Amenia’s Lopane Farm now protected through county program

From left, Michael Lopane of Lopane Farm gave a summary of the story behind Lopane Farm in Amenia to Dutchess Land Conservancy President Becky Thornton, Dutchess Land Conservancy Senior Land Projects Manager Erin Hoagland and Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro before taking a tour of the farm on Wednesday, Aug. 7. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

AMENIA — Among the properties selected for protection under Dutchess County’s Partnership for Manageable Growth (PMG) program this summer, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro announced the program will provide Lopane Farm in Amenia with part of the funding needed to purchase two conservation easements.

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