Connecting People with that land that sustains us

  • Support OLT investing in our quality of life.
  • Our education programs connect people to the land.
  • OLT protects the healthy lands and
    clean waters that sustain us.
  • Future generations depend on
    healthy lands and clean waters.
  • OLT’s public access lands are open to all.


Youth Take Over Fly Tying Workshop
One fly, two fly, three fly, more!  That was nothing for Lucian Lytel of Cooperstown - Lucian, with instruction from his father, Ron, and fly tie workshop leader, Craig Buckbee, created hand fulls of fishing flies Friday night.
"All Things Small in Nature" Photo Contest Winners!
Snail on logThe “All Things Small in Nature” photo contest held by Otsego Land Trust and co-sponsored by Butternut Valley Alliance concluded at the end of 2013. Over 150 photos were submitted in three categories: Youth, Amateur, and Professional.
OLT Looks Forward to a Successful New Year
Wetlands for wildlifeOtsego Land Trust Looks Forward to a Successful New Year Protecting Land and Water Otsego Land Trust brings 2013 to a close with the protection of more healthy lands and clean waters that sustain us all and looks forward to more community conservation and education in 2014.

Programs & Events

OLT Partners with local artist Bob Schneider
OLT partners with local artist, Bob Schneider, in an event to raise funds for OLT's land protection mission.  Join OLT and Mr. Schneider, Saturday, July 19th, 6 pm - 10pm.
Fetterley Forest Photography Hike
See Fetterley Forest in a whole new way - through the lens of your camera!  Join OLT, OCCA and local photography experts in a "walking workshop", Friday, July 18th, 5 pm to 7 pm.


Brookwood Point


2014 Photo Contest

Check back here for 2014 Photo Contest information!

My Story

Immediate past President of Otsego Land Trust, Earle Peterson, has been named Outstanding Tree Farmer in New York for 2007 by American Tree Farm System, an honor that enables him to serve as an advisor to their Tree Farm program in New York. American Tree Farm System is a national organization committed to “excellence in forest stewardship,” which includes strict attention to protecting wildlife habitat and watersheds and providing recreational opportunities for future generations. The New York chapter of American Tree Farm System could not have chosen a more dedicated land steward than Earle Peterson.


Our Efficiency

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