High Acres Nature Area

The High Acres Nature Area is adjacent to and owned by Waste Managment's High Acres Landfill and Recycling Center, which is located on the border of Monroe and Wayne Counties in the towns of Perinton and Macedon.  The nature area is preserved as part of Waste Management's overall corporate commitment to sustainable environmental solutions and is open to the public. Please see the activities tab for more information about visiting the site, including a hiking trail map.

For a virtual tour of the ecosystems, habitats, and wildlife within High Acres Nature Area click here!

 

The High Acres Nature Area has received certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council, an international accreditor of programs that create, conserve and restore wildlife habitats on corporate lands. Below are the certifications and awards received by the High Acres Nature Area:

•Wildlife at Work certification, 2006

•Conservation Education Site certification, 2006

•Nomination for Rookie of the Year Award, 2006

•Nomination for Corporate Habitat of the Year, 2008

•Corporate Lands for Learning certification, 2010

•Corporate Lands for Learning Rookie of the Year Award, 2010

•Nomination of Mary Ann & Bruce Cady for Community Partner of the Year Award, 2010

•Nomination for Corporate Habitat of the Year, 2011

•Corporate Lands  for Learning of the Year Award, 2012  

•Nomination for Corporate Habitat of the Year, 2014

•Corporate Lands  for Learning of the Year Award, 2015