Bowman Lake Addition, NYOSI Acquires Property to Grow Bowman Lake State Park

The 307-acre property, located in the towns of Preston and McDonough was secured by OSI at the request of New York State Parks.The newly acquired property consists of meadows, fields and forest. The preserved land will buffer the entrance to the popular camping park, provide additional hiking opportunities and add biodiverse habitats to the park. 



Paint Rock, Gully TrackA Natural Stronghold for Wildlife Conserved in Southeast

Nestled in rural Jackson County, Alabama, the 860-acre Gully Tract near the confluence of Burks Creek and the Estill Fork is now permanently protected. The project funded under OSI’s Resilient Landscape Initiative as it features micro-climates with a variety of temperatures and moisture levels that will help protect biodiversity under a changing climate.


Huckleberry Mountain Forest Addition800 Acres Added to Adirondack's Lake George Wild Forest

Situated in southeastern Adirondack Park, the Huckleberry Mountain Forest is a key inholding within the Lake George Wild Forest. Consisting of unimproved and wooded terrain, the new acquistion features a high plateau overlook of the surrounding mountains and the Hudson River, which lies 500 feet to the west.