Jeanne Sisk

HLT Remembers Peter Jay

February 1, 2024

Peter Jay, one of HLT’s founders, died on January 23, 2024 at age 83 after a brief illness. He served as Vice President and, later, President, and in 2023 HLT gave Peter the organization’s Conservation Award.

In addition to his decades of land conservation work, Peter was a farmer, historian, writer, and waterman. He lived with his family on their preserved farm Windmill Hill north of Churchville.

In celebration of HLT’s 30th Anniversary in 2021, Peter shared his reflections of the organization’s origins and early years.

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