Connecting People with that land that sustains us

  • The FUTURE: OLT protects land and water for
    our children and theirs.
  • NURTURE: Connect your kids to nature at OLT's programs
    or at our Blueway public access sites.
  • EXPLORE: Visit OLT's Blueway public access sites
    and hike, paddle, fish, bird watch and explore in nature.
  • EXPERIENCE: Enjoy OLT's programs and
    connect to a love of land and water.
  • DISCOVER: Keep your eyes open for the miracles of our region.
  • CONSERVE: Support OLT and protect farms & forests.
  • CONNECT: Get inspired to connect to our region's
    healthy land and clean water.
  • PROTECT: OLT protects wildlife & biodiversity for the
    beings with whom we share the earth.


We're Hiring!
May 26, 2016
Otsego Land Trust is Hiring! We are seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator.
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We are Accredited!
March 17, 2016
We are so excited to announce we have received accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance – a mark of distinction in land conservation. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Alliance, awarded OLT accreditation after a comprehensive review process, signifying its confidence that OLT lands will be protected forever.
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From Cherry Valley to Franklin
March 17, 2016
Sondra Freckleton and and Ethan RubensteinTwo recently completed projects cap off OLT’s second most successful year of land conservation in its 28 year history. 2015 saw OLT pass the milestone of over 10,000 acres protected by completing nine individual projects across a four county region, including Otsego, Delaware, Herkimer and Schoharie counties.
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Programs & Events

Brookwood Garden Pollinator Project - May 19
We are turning one entire garden bed into a native plant pollinator habitat, complete with a snazzy new educational sign. Let's get digging in the dirt!
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Brookwood Garden Spring Clean Up
Join us to dig in the dirt at Brookwood Point, Sunday, May 1 from 1pm to 4pm.  6000 State Hwy 80, 2 miles north of the village of Cooperstown.
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Fly Casting Workshop - April 23
Otsego Land Trust (OLT) is excited to announce it will be hosting a fly casting workshop on the Ouleout Creek in Franklin, Saturday, April 23rd, from 1pm to 5pm.  NYS Fishing Guide, Craig Buckbee, will be teaching the class.
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