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An Interview with Jim Reeves

Five Questions with Jim Reeves Jim Reeves (Board President 2018-2021), is the Principal at Clear Bridge Consulting, providing mediation, facilitation and conflict management services to individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. As an attorney with litigation and executive leadership experience, Jim has been a mediator for over 20 years, mediating business and legal disputes and convening […]

Celebrating 40 Years: A Letter from the Executive Director

As we head into our 40th anniversary year in 2024, we look back fondly at some of the projects that Ozark Land Trust has done over the years since its 1984 inception. We have had so many great people and partners who have participated in our projects to permanently protect Ozark lands across our beautiful […]

Ozark Holler Winter 2023

Ozark Holler Winter 2023 about the work of OLT as we begin our 40th year of work protecting properties throughout the Ozarks. Ozark Holler Winter 2023

Accreditation Renewal for Ozark Land Trust

Accreditation Renewal for Ozark Land Trust Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice The national land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.  The Ozark Regional Land Trust, doing business as Ozark Land Trust,  is pleased to announce it is applying for a renewal of […]

Farewell to Nic Rogers

We also say goodbye to our good friend and associate, Conservation Program Manager Nic Rogers, who has been both an exceptional steward of OLT’s lands and manager of a number of new protection projects. He is moving West to be closer to family and for his fiancé Alexis’ new position in Utah. Nic has been an […]

A Major Loss to the OLT

We at OLT are very sad to report that our longtime and very good friend Lesley “Nancy” Knowles, passed away in March. Nancy contributed the land that our St. Charles, MO Spring Bend Easement is on. Nancy and her daughter Lesley have been dedicated friends to conservation, both to OLT and beyond. The Spring Bend […]

Recap: Schulze Working Days

We also had two working lands events at our Schulze Nature Preserve in Washington, Mo in March. Americorps volunteers spent 3 days removing honeysuckle and doing other tasks, and then friends of OLT joined in the following Saturday, bundling up in the cold to help clear invasives and more. Thanks to our Conservation Specialist Haley Smith for managing […]

OLT Outreach: Traveling the Ozarks in March

2023 promises to be a very busy and productive year for OLT so let us dig right into what we’ve been up to and what’s on tap for the coming months: We started April with a regional event outside Springfield. We toured property permanently protected by OLT, on pristine Bull Creek. Our landowner and his family […]