Open Space Institute eNews

  • 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.

  • May 2022: Kick Off Summer with OSI

    Updates on OSI's work in South Carolina, New York, Vermont, and announcing the 2022 Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Award recipients.

  • April 2022: An Earth Day Celebration of Land

    Learn more about "green" improvements to the River-to-Ridge Trail, conservation victories in South Carolina, improvements to Minnewaska's carriage roads, and more.

  • March 2022: Spring Updates from OSI

    Read about recent projects including additions to Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, forthcoming improvements rail trails in Ulster County, New York, new land protection in South Carolina and Maine, and more.

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