fields, forests, wetlands, ridgelines & river corridors in and around Orange County NY
NEWS AND EVENTS!
Tickets are now on sale for the Orange County Land Trust 2015 Benefit Reception – “Preserving Land, Preserving our Health.” See more»
____________________________ CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Being In Nature---
The Seligmann Center, various Sundays throughout the year, starting March 22, 2015. See more»
____________________________ Wild, Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk--
The Birnberg Preserve, Chester, Saturday, May 16th. See more»
____________________________ Fuller Mountain Hike
Fuller Mountain Preserve, Warwick, Saturday, June 6th. See more»
View our full calendar listings for other upcoming events and outings. See more»
Welcome! Since our inception, the Orange County Land Trusthas helped protect nearly 5,000 acres of land through the negotiation of conservation agreements with private land owners, property donations, and the acquisition of private property. The acreage is comprised of unique meadows, fertile farmlands, stream corridors, wetlands, forests and recreational acres. Many of the properties are open to the public, while others remain private properties with agreements that preclude future development. Read more»
2015 OCLT Benefit Reception
Tickets are now on sale for the Orange County Land Trust 2015 Benefit Reception – “Preserving Land, Preserving our Health.” The reception is the Land Trust’s largest annual fundraiser to support the preservation of Orange County’s most important natural landscapes and working farms. Co-chaired by Irving and Dale Zuckerman of Chester, NY.
Guests will be treated to a farm-to-table dinner expertly prepared by a French Culinary Institute trained chef, live and silent auctions with an exciting variety of items, raffles and live music by Soulia and the Sultans.
OCLT Awarded Accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission
The Orange County Land Trust has achieved accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Read more
_____________________________ OCLT Grant News
The Orange County Land Trust was recently awarded two grants by Arts Mid-Hudson and Stewart's Shops. Read more
_____________________________ OCLT Awarded 2 NYSCPP Grants
The OCLT was awarded $65,000 in grants from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program, a joint program of the Land Trust Alliance and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Read more
_____________________________ Land Purchase Protects Shawangunk Ridge Trail Section
OCLT, NY-NJ Trail Conference and the Open Space Institute joined forces to preserve sixty-seven acres in Greenville and Deerpark. Read more