Map SE RLI, Southeast Resilience Focus AreasConservation in Southeast Region

Seeking to focus attention on some of the nation’s most biologically rich and threatened places, the Open Space Institute announced that its $12 million Resilient Landscapes Initiative will expand to target three sites in the southeastern United States to help facilitate wildlife adaptation to climate change.


Roaring Brook, Fahnestock Addition, 2015More Scenic Allure in the Highlands

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and OSI announced that two properties totaling 260 acres in Putnam County that had been threatened by development will be added to Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park, expanding outdoor recreational opportunities and open space protection in the Hudson Highlands.


Mchenry Awards Michael O Donnell Dockside2015 McHenry Awards Fellows

Every year, in honor of trustee Barney McHenry, OSI makes awards of up to $6,000 each for graduate and undergraduate students to partner with regional nonprofits and complete projects in the fields of environmental conservation, historic preservation, the arts and tourism.