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 […]

Now Hiring: Conservation Program Manager (Full-Time)

Conservation Program Manager Ozark Regional Land Trust (dba Ozark Land Trust or OLT) is seeking a Conservation Program Manager for its team. This position is a full-time, salaried remote position located and with travel within or proximate to the Ozark region. It will primarily report to the Executive Director. The position will pay in the […]

December 2022 Email Newsletter

Dear Friends of Ozark Land Trust: A lot happened at OLT during 2022, and much more is on tap for 2023. In this last edition of the year, we look back at our accomplishments, fondly remember a great friend, and look forward to the coming year.   A 2022 Recap With things looking more “normal” […]

November 2022 Email Newsletter

Dear friends: In this holiday season, we are especially grateful to you for your ongoing support of conservation in our beloved Ozarks. You are our partners in preserving the forests, farms, watersheds, open space, and other resources that offer essential habitats and opportunities for all of us to live, work and play in a truly […]

Ozarks’ Huzzah Creek Selected for “10 Waters to Watch in 2022”

Washington, D.C. – The National Fish Habitat Partnership is excited to announce its list of 10 “Waters to Watch” for 2022. This annual list represents a collection of strategic conservation efforts implemented on rivers, streams, estuaries, and lakes to protect, restore, or enhance fish habitat. These voluntary, locally-driven projects represent some of the top conservation activities completed […]