New York Land Conservation
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The Open Space Institute has protected over 116,000 acres of land in New York State, where our work first began more than forty years ago. 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 their parklands. Because land developed is gone forever.
In 2013, OSI transferred thousands of acres to New York’s state park system. We also launched the Resilient Landscapes Initiative, which uses cutting-edge science to identify the lands most likely to adapt to changes in climate.
Guided by a long-term strategic plan, we have become more efficient conservationists. We're proud of the impact that every project OSI made in the communities in which we work.
Open Space Institute Land Conservation
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