Million-Dollar Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Improvement Project Set to Begin in July

July 8, 2020

Ulster County, N.Y. (July 07, 2020)—The Open Space Institute (OSI), in partnership with Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT), and the Hudson River Valley Greenway, today announced a $1 million plan […]

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Join us and social distance in the great outdoors

March 18, 2020

Dreading social distancing? Why not enjoy it instead on our protected lands, nature preserves, and recreational trails. Our open space is your personal space. Breath some fresh air, listen to […]

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SoFISHticated News You Won’t FROGget!

February 1, 2020

FEBRUARY SPECIES SPOTLIGHT:  As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine native and invasive species found in our region, here we present the Asian Carp and the Pickerel […]

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For The Love of Dogs, And Open Space – Interview with author Cynthia Flowers

February 1, 2020

For The Love of Dogs, And Open Space Local author Cynthia Flowers’s 2018 book, Last Dog: And All Those Who Came Before, chronicled (along with her husband, Alan) the “journey […]

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Pursuing the ‘Next Big Thing’

February 1, 2020

Kerri Wright is a recent graduate (2019) who holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Policy and Regulation. Currently, she’s a project scientist with Walden Environmental Engineering LLC, right here […]

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A Nearly 500 Year Ecological Perspective From Local Eastern Hemlocks

January 5, 2020

By Jaimie Kaefer and John Rayburn, SUNY New Paltz Environmental Geochemical Science Program Last winter, Jeffery Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate from Columbia University, brought us a box of wood samples […]

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