Shawangunk Valley Farm by Steve JordanKey New Paltz Byway Preserved

Realizing one of New Paltz’s top conservation goals, OSI acquired farmland, recognized as the bucolic backdrop to New Paltz and one of the first and best views for travelers heading west along Rt. 299 from town. The transaction will preserve the agricultural landscape and establish a framework to link the town with the Shawangunk Ridge, creating a premier recreational corridor.


FahnestockOSI Opens Wallkill Flats for Ski Trail

OSI's recently acquired Watchtower property and a collection of surrounding preserved acreage will be available for cross-country skiing, free of charge  starting Saturday, Feb. 21, allowing the public to take advantage of the season’s excellent snow conditions on the newly-conserved Wallkill Flats.


Tenzin Gyatso View to the Catskills,HelderbergsA Big Deal For a Small Town

Residents of the town of Berne are celebrating the preservation of one of the Helderberg Escarpment’s most scenic landscapes. Located at one of the highest points in Albany County, the property offers dramatic views across the Switzkill Valley to the Catskill Mountains.