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: Our region's healthy land and clean water
    inspire the human spirit.
  • PROTECT: OLT promotes wildlife habitat and biodiversity,
    for those with whom we share the earth.


23 Acres Along Herkimer Creek Protected
June 30, 2015
OLT and landowners, Kathleen and Timothy Peters, partnered to protect 23 acres of land along Route 28 in Schuyler Lake Herkimer Creek, a main tributary to Canadarago Lake, runs for a substantial distance through the Peters property. The creek, its associated flood plain, and riparian areas are filled with diverse plants and wildlife habitats.
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Request for Proposals for Brookwood Point
June 30, 2015
On Thursday, June 26th, Otsego Land Trust hosted an informational meeting about Brookwood Point to update the community regarding the status of the property including its financial health.
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Deowongo Island Day Well Attended
June 30, 2015
On June 6th, OLT hosted over 125 people on Deowongo Island in Canadarago Lake to enjoy a celebration of summer. 
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Programs & Events

Volunteers Needed - July 2 and 3
OLT is looking for volunteers to help up wrap up and package 1,500 evergreen tree seedlings for the annual Springfield 4th of July parade.  
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Brookwood Garden 100th Birthday Bash - July 3
Brookwood turns 100 years old this summer.  Celebrate its centennial with a big birthday bash and fireworks viewing! Friday, July 3rd, 6:30pm, Brookwood Garden, 6000 State Route 80, Cooperstown.
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Springfield Fourth of July Parade - July 4
2014 parade crew. Bruce Johnson PhotographyWant to be part of the longest running July 4th parade in the country?  Join OLT to ride on our float, march alongside or pass out native tree seedlings. Saturday, July 4, Springfield Center.
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