fields, forests, wetlands, ridgelines & river corridors in and around Orange County NY
NEWS AND EVENTS!
Calendar of Events
Salt of the Earth Opening Reception--
The Gallery at Orange Regional Medical Center, Friday, November 21 4 - 6 PM See more»
View our full calendar listings for other upcoming events and outings. See more»
OCLT Receives BBB Charity Seal
The Orange County Land Trust has been awarded the Charity Seal of the Better Business Bureau, an important designation for charitable organizations.
The Charity Seal of the BBB signifies that the Land Trust adheres to strict guidelines concerning accuracy and transparency in its fundraising solicitations, financial management and reporting, and in its evaluation of charity effectiveness.
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»
OCLT’s 2015 Calendar on Sale Now! Our 2015 calendar features twelve new seasonal images capturing the beauty of Orange County by award winning Sugar Loaf artist Nick Zungoli. Printed locally by Royal Fireworks Press. At $12, all proceeds support OCLT’s land conservation efforts. To purchase a calendar stop by any of these locations: Exposures Gallery – Sugar Loaf Jones Farm – Cornwall Mainframe – Middletown Newhards-The Home Source – Warwick Roe’s Orchard – Washingtonville Soons Orchard – New Hampton Warwick […]
Orange County Land Trust Awarded Accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission
The Orange County Land Trust has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. Accredited land trusts are authorized to display the above seal and is a mark of distinction in land protection. Read more
_____________________________ OCLT Receives O & R Community Investment Grant
The Orange County Land Trust was recently awarded a Community Investment Grant from Orange & Rockland Utilities for an educational kiosk at the Jack and Louise Birnberg Preserve . Read more
_____________________________ OCLT and AFT Announce Hudson Valley Farmlink Network
The Orange County Land Trust and American Farmland Trust joined local leaders, farmers and supporters at the Wright Family Farm to announce the launch of the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network. Read more