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.


Green Lodging Partnership Announced
November 17, 2014
OLT announces the launch of the Green Lodging Partnership Program, a partnership between local lodgings and OLT’s land protection mission.
OLT Receives NPS Funds for Brookwood Point
October 22, 2014
OLT has received a $30,000 award from the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office to design and implement universal canoe/kayak access at Brookwood Point on Otsego Lake.
Landowners Link and Protect Land
October 22, 2014
Otsego Land Trust and Cooperstown resident, Cat Gareth, have completed an easement protecting her 15 wooded acres of creek frontage on Oleout Creek in Delaware County.

Programs & Events

X-Country Ski & Snowshoe - Jan. 24, 2015
Come explore the beautiful winter wonderland of Greenwoods Conservancy.  Don't hide from the chill in the air - mingle with it.  Float across the snow on skis or snowshoes and see what makes Greenwoods such a special protected property.
Presentation on Pacific Crest Trail - Jan. 7, 2015
Our very own Manique Talaia-Murray is fresh off the PCT and eager to share the stories of her amazing adventure hiking the west coast long trail!
Fly Tie Workshop - Dec. 11, 2014
Streamers, dry flies and emergers - learn how to tie the fly that is going to land you the BIG one!  Follow the lead of NYS Fishing Guide and Fly Fishing Instructor, Craig Buckbee, for an evening filled with fun, food and flies.


My Story


“Check out that stone pile!”

“What a beautiful moss.”

“Isn’t this flower a…"

The enthusiastic commentary continues as we wind our way along an old trail in the woods in the town of Middlefield. Marcie Foster, our third Earle Peterson Conservation Fellow, enjoys this work, especially the outdoors...



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