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The Open Space Institute (OSI) protects scenic, natural, and historic landscapes to ensure public enjoyment, conserve habitats, and sustain community character. OSI achieves its goals through land acquisition, conservation easements, regional loan programs, fiscal sponsorship, creative partnerships, and analytical research. OSI has protected more than 100,000 acres through the New York Land Program, through direct acquisition and conservation easements in the State of New York. Through the Conservation Finance Program, which provides low-cost bridge loans, OSI has assisted in the protection of an additional 1.7 million acres across the East Coast. The Conservation Institute influences land use policy and practice through research, communication and training.  

 

WVLT Wallkill Valley Land Trust LogoThe Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) is a New Paltz-based nonprofit working to preserve the unique rural character of southern Ulster County. The Open Space Institute (OSI) protects scenic, natural, and historic landscapes for public enjoyment as well as habitat conservation across the east coast.

 

 

Contact

Christie DeBoer
Wallkill Valley Land Trust
PO Box 208
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-2761
845-306-5447 (fax)
christie@wallkillvalleylt.org
www.wallkillvallleylt.org
info@wallkillvalleylt.org

Tally Blumberg
Open Space Institute
1350 Broadway, #201
New York, NY 10018
212-290-8200
212-244-3441
tblumberg@osiny.org
info@osiny.org
www.osiny.org