Interested in joining our team? We are looking for a committed individual interested in local and regional land protection.
Did you ever think that the healthy land and waters that sustains us also sustains the little plants and critters? OLT in partnership with the Butternut Valley Alliance is pleased to recognize the small things in nature by dedicating the theme of this year’s photo contest to “All Things Small in Nature.”Read more...
Brookwood Point, a beautiful 22-acre property on Otsego Lake, has a rich cultural history filled with the kinds of stories that define the Glimmerglass historical region.
Brookwood Point is also a unique natural area that boasts historic manicured gardens, a carriage trail, and walking trails.
It is the first access point for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail that begins on Otsego Lake and extends all the way down the Susquehanna to the Chesapeake Bay.Read more...
Programs & Events
Saturday, June 22 11:00 a.m
Join us for the dedication of Deowongo Island as a public place to be enjoyed by all. Guest speakers include David Arquette, Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force, Tom Porter of the Mohawk Community, and the Canadarago Lake Improvement Association.
Free boat rides to the island leave from the Caradarago Public Boat Launch between 10:00 am and 10:30 am. Discounted canoes and kayaks rentals for the day are available by making a reservation with Canoe & Kayak Rentals & Sale at (607) 286-7349.
Tree Bagging at OLT Office: Wednesday, July 3 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.
Walk in the parade: Thursday, July 4
Celebrate the 4th of July by cheering for the OLT team at the longest running parade in the country. In what has become an annual tradition, OLT will be giving away 1,000 native tree saplings to parade attendees. Volunteers needed for this event!
Saturday, July 6 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
What better way to experience the fireworks over Otsego Lake than from beautiful Brookwood Point. Enjoy a memorable evening at this special place, knowing your admission contributes directly to assuring Brookwood Point can remain a public site for all to enjoy.