Schiff's Mission


Schiff Natural Lands Trust, Inc., a non-profit organization, fosters an understanding and appreciation of the natural world through land preservation, environmental stewardship, education, and passive recreational activities.


  • To restore, preserve, and enhance the ecological value of our land for people and wildlife
  • To promote passive recreation and active enjoyment of the preserve
  • To educate and invite area residents to become good land stewards
  • To connect with the community via programs and events
  • To recognize, celebrate and continue to promote our multi-faceted heritage
  • To maintain Schiff as a focused, cohesive, and sustainable organization