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  • APRIL 2020 FOCUS ON ACCESS

    Earth Day message from Kim Elliman; Take virtual hikes in the Southern Cumberlands and Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge; and read more about OSI's dedication to creating public access to land.

  • March 2020: A Message from Kim Elliman

    This public health crisis reminds us that when we need it most, the land is there for us. We are grateful to our supporters & partners who’ve worked with us to protect the land that is seeing us through these trying days.

  • FEBRUARY FOCUS ON WATER

    This edition of Focus on Water previews a new film "Woods for Water." Also recent acquisitions in Georgia and New York, and a new report on planning in Sullivan County for growth and for water.

  • 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.

  • OCTOBER: FOCUS ON WATER 2019

    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

  • AUGUST: FOCUS ON RECREATION

    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.

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