Open Space Institute eNews

  • JANUARY 2020

    OSI launches a fundraising campaign for a new visitor center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve; OSI helps save two rare species in Georgia; And announces a new ski partnership on the River-to-Ridge Trail.


    In this issue, we premiere the video of "Saving Cherry Valley;" present seven recent projects supported by OSI; tell of a conservation “win” in Florida’s Everglades Headwaters, plus more from the land and water.

  • September 2019

    Announcing the OSI Luncheon honoring Diana Taylor, and the 2019 McHenry Grant winners; watch a video of a ride on the newly restored Smiley Carriage Road; and read about our latest conservation


    From the rejuvenation of an urban performing arts center in Harlem to the Palmertown Range near Saratoga, to South Carolina, OSI protects and expands places to play.

  • JULY 2019

    OSI makes a million dollar improvements to improve access to High Peaks in the Adirondacks; Grants support community forests in New York and Maine; in Pennsylvania OSI helps wildlife refuge expand.

  • JUNE 2019

    June features our 2018 Annual Report, grants available for Delaware River Watershed, an OSI staffer now NYS Parks Commissioner and other news

  • MAY 2019

    Spring conservation includes stories on OSI protecting 4,000 acres within the Everglades in central Florida; OSI's expertise in a new SC Lowcountry report and presentations at the New York LTA Conference among other news.

  • Earth Day Greetings April 2019

    It remains critical for all of us to join together to celebrate and safeguard the earth.This Earth Day, the Open Space Institute elevates its commitment to conserving land for clean water, wildlife protection, outdoor enjoyment, and healthy communiti

  • Focus on Water March 2019

    For World Water Day 2019, we highlight some of our latest conservation achievements and projects. We celebrate the permanent reauthorization of the LWCF, reimagine clean water revolving loan funds and explore online conservation technology.

  • February 2019

    Cheers for the passage of the LWCF, Connections in the Bluestone Wild Forest, Land saved in NC and SC

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