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The Somers Land Trust is coordinated by a volunteer Board of Directors and committee heads.  Meet us at the members meeting in January (or other announced date),

usually at the Elephant Hotel – the Somers Town House.

Or you can find us out on the trails at Rhinoceros Creek Reservation.

Board members from left:

Rosey Van WartEducation

Gail Simpson, Newsletter

Michael Barnhart, President

Lauretta Jones, Treasurer, Webmaster

Denise Schirmer, Secretary

Jan Antonucci, Outreach

Bob MacGregor, Vice President

and Manager of Operations

Somers Land Trust Board Members

Mike Lubchenko

Volunteer photographer

Anna Knothe

2018 Summer Intern

Hannah Maguire

2023 Spring Intern

Bob Mendoza

Hunting Committee Chair

Anthony Bambach

Anthony DiQuinzio

Hunting Committee Assistants

Photos: Somers Land trust board members, ©Dan Simpson, Mike Lubchenko © Pat MacGregor, Anna Knothe surveying plants at Rhinoceros Creek Reservation © Donald Gambino, Bob Mendoza presenting hunting report at annual meeting © Gail Simpson

Corporate Sponsors

The Somers Land Trust would like to extend a special thank you to the following local businesses and organizations who have joined us in our mission through financial or material support.

A Team Construction


Abcut Tree Service

Yorktown Hts., NY


Adan Landscaping

A&V Home Improvements


Agriventures Agway, Danbury, CT

All Sports Athletic Products, Inc.,

New Rochelle, NY

Bee and Jay Plumbing,

Mahopac, NY

Boniello Development,

Katonah, NY

Brenner Builders, Bedford Hills, NY

The Care of Trees, Elmsford, NY

Cedar Ridge Remodeling,

Somers, NY

CF Air Conditioning and Heating,

Mahopac, NY

Chris Cacace

Lou Christiansen


City Carting, Somers, NY


Connecticut Naturalist, Will Michael

Con-Tech Construction Technology, 

Yorktown Heights, NY

DeRosa Land Survey, North Salem, NY

Efrain Duque

Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery, Woodbury, CT

Eberlin and Eberlin, P.C.,

Brewster, NY

Heritage Hills Hikers Club, Somers, NY

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber,

Croton Falls, NY

James Hardie Building Products

Jilco Window Corporation,

Granite Springs, NY

Jim's Blacktop and Paving,

Jefferson Valley, NY

Kearney Realty and Development Group,

Carmel, NY

King Lumber, Goldens Bridge, NY

Lawton Adams Construction, Somers NY

Michael Piccirillo, Architect,

Yorktown, NY

North County Electric, Yorktown Hts., NY

Somers Energy Environment Committee


Somers Lions Club

Somers Women's Club

Sunrise Carpentry, Yorktown Hts., NY

T3Logowear, Baldwin Place, NY

Paul Walker

Zappico Real Estate Development, Hawthorne, NY

Partner Organizations

The Somers Land Trust works with and benefits from the expertise of the following organizations, all of which share our dedication to protecting open space.

Bedford Audubon Society
35 Todd Road (Bylane Farm)
Katonah, NY




30 Campus Rd.
Annandale, NY


Land Trust Alliance
1660 L St NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC


Mianus River Gorge
167 Mianus River Road
Bedford, NY

H2H Hudson to Housatonic

The Nature Conservancy

4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100

Arlington, VA

New York City Department of Environmental Protection

59-17 Junction Boulevard

Flushing, NY


New York – New Jersey Trail Conference
156 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY

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Teatown Lake Reservation

1600 Spring Valley Road

Ossining, NY


Town of Somers

335 Route 202

Somers, NY

The Trust for Public Land
116 New Montgomery St., 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA


Yorktown Land Trust
PO Box 1166
Yorktown Heights, NY


Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation
25 Moore Avenue
Mount Kisco, NY


Westchester Land Trust
403 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, NY

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