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 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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Summer Internships Available
February 18, 2016
OLT is seeking three college students to help us with easement and public access stewardship and managing Brookwood Gardens this summer.  Come be a part of our OLT team!
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