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Rendering by Andrew Trodler courtesy of the Open Space Institute

The Open Space Institute plans to expand access to portions of a state park in Putnam County.

OSI Announces Plan to Expand Access To Fahnestock

Feb 16, 2020
Rendering by Andrew Trodler, courtesy of the Open Space Institute

The Open Space Institute has a plan to improve recreational access at a state park in the Hudson Valley.

Courtesy of Open Space Institute

A new visitor center is under construction at Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that the project is a public-private partnership with the Open Space Institute. 

OSI Protects Properties Adjacent To A Catskills Forest

Nov 22, 2019
Courtesy of Greg Miller via the Open Space Institute

The Open Space Institute has acquired properties in Ulster County next to a Catskills forest.

Henderson Lake, Adirondacks  (file)
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The Open Space Institute has announced that it will invest a million dollars in its property at the southern edge of the Adirondack High Peaks. The goal is to provide an alternative entry point and ease overcrowding on other popular trails.

Henderson Lake, Adirondacks  (file)
Pat Bradley/WAMC

A land preservation group plans to invest $1 million in its property near the Adirondack High Peaks to provide a southern access point for hikers.

DEC Adds To State Forest In Columbia County

Apr 23, 2019
Courtesy of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation has acquired two properties in Columbia County.

OSI Helps Protect Last Remaining Springside Parcel

Jan 17, 2019

The last parcel of the former New York country estate of the founder of Vassar College is now protected.

A conservation organization has purchased hundreds of acres along the Hudson River in Saratoga County.

Brett Cole courtesy of OSI

The Open Space Institute has conserved more than 200 acres within Catskill Park.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

John Boyd Thacher State Park has been a Capital Region destination for decades. Now, the historic site with gorgeous views and extensive nature trails has a new visitors center.

Open Space Institute

A preservation group has purchased 836 acres near Lake George in the southeastern Adirondacks for eventual sale to New York state for incorporation into the Adirondack Forest Preserve.

OSI Acquires Property Next To Minnewaska

Oct 9, 2014
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

Dozens of acres of undeveloped land are expected to be added to a state preserve in Ulster County.