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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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Bike and Hike, Chester, NY
Saturday, August 13th, 9 AM, meet at Chester Depot Museum, Winkler Place, Chester

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An Evening at the Warwick Valley Winery
Thursday, August 18th, Warwick, NY 6 PM

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Walk to the Wallkill, Hamptonburgh Preserve
Saturday, Sept. 3rd, 10 AM

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Moonwalk at Moonbeams, Moonbeams Preserve, Middletown
Saturday, October 15th, 6 PM

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View our full calendar listings for other upcoming events and outings.

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OCLT Annual Reports

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Orange County Land Trust

Welcome! Since our inception, the Orange County Land Trust has 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»

2016 OCLT Benefit Reception

“Investing in Farms, Food and People” was a celebration of land conservation, the bounty of Orange County farmland, and the people who are helping ensure agriculture remains a vibrant and valuable part of our county’s economy and heritage. This year’s event brought together an enthusiastic group of conservation leaders, farmers, and partners from around the state. The benefit honored The Ralph E. Ogden Foundation for their longtime support of conservation and for their vision in launching the Chester Agricultural Center. The Land Trust raised over $100,000! Read More»

 

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OCLT Awarded Accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

The Orange County Land Trust has achieved accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.
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2016 OCLT Grant News

The Orange County Land Trust was recently awarded 2 grants to advance conservation efforts in the Hudson Valley.
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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)
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