Open Space Institute eNews

  • April 2023: Celebrating the land we love — and the land we need

    Celebrating Earth Month with conservation updates from Morris County, NJ and rural Columbia County, NY; a new round of Land and Climate Grants in collaboration with the Land Trust Alliance; a new county park along Lynches River in SC, and more.

  • March 2023: Soaring Into Spring

    Updates from across OSI, including new developments on the Black River, a 2,200-acre addition to the Santee River Wilderness Corridor, opportunities for young conservation leaders, an expansion to New York's West Mountain State Park, and more.

  • February 2023: Focus on Climate

    The latest news about OSI's efforts to combat climate change, helping Maine to make data-driven conservation decisions, newly conserved land near Warwarsing, NY, the protection of one of the Southeast’s last undeveloped barrier islands, and more.

  • January 2023: New Year, New Happenings

    OSI kicks off the new year with Growing Greenways: West of Hudson Greenway Trails Vision Plan, plus updates about a new multi-use rail partnership in the Adirondacks, upcoming access improvements in Orange County and Lake Placid, and more.

  • 2022: Year in Review

    Highlights from a year of record-breaking deals for land protection and transformative improvements around public access to nature and open space. Up and down the East Coast, OSI protected more than 48,000 acres across 9 states and 2 countries.

  • October 2022: A Rocking October at OSI

    OSI releases Open Spaces for All, a comprehensive report offering a more inclusive vision of New York State's outdoors, plus a major development in costal South Carolina, improvements for the Glenclyffe Loop Trail, and more.

  • September 2022: OSI Shines with Historic Victories

    Historic conservation updates from across OSI's geographies, including a major milestone towards a transformative NJ greenway project; the protection of significant lands in South Carolina and Maine, and more.

  • August 2022: Celebrating Historic Climate Action

    Watch a new video showcasing decades of OSI's impact on land conservation and read about land protection victories in South Carolina, the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, and more.

  • July 2022: Focus on Climate

    Read about OSI's recent climate-focused work, an expansion of the Appalachian Landscapes Protection Fund to western and central PA, including strategies to combat the effects of sea level rise, and more.

  • June 2022: Celebrate Summer with a Gift to OSI

    Explore OSI's 2021 Annual Report, sharing successes to secure clean water, fight climate change, improve outdoor recreation options, provide habitat for wildlife, and strengthen our communities.

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