New York

Photo Credit: Jerry Monkman

New York

View From Thacher State Park by B.Cole

Through the New York Land Program, Since 1984, OSI has protected over 116,000 acres in New York State. Through direct acquisition and conservation easements, we protect critical open space habitats and recreation areas, family farms and historic sites and partner with local and state government to expand parklands. Because land developed is gone forever.

In New York State our primary focus areas are: the Adirondacks, the Capital Region and Kinderhook corridor, the Catskills, Shawangunks and lower Hudson Valley.


Greg Miller View to High Top Shawangunks

2013 Accomplishments

In 2013, the Open Space Institute made 11 transfers to the New York State, adding more than 3,700 publicly accessible acres to the state’s network of parks and preserves.


View from Merrill Property Greg Miller

2012 Successes

At the Open Space Institute, we believe that conservation is an investment in a healthy planet and a sensible future for our generation and those to come.

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