March 2021 Monthly Newsletter

Dear Friends, Welcome to Spring! We encourage everyone to enjoy the outdoors in whatever way you can, from birdwatching in the backyard to floating on the Ozarks’ great waterways. As always, we encourage you to follow the advice of CDC and other public health agencies on the best ways to protect yourself in dealing with […]

February 2021 Monthly Newsletter

Ozark Land Trust’s board and staff join many of our longtime supporters in mourning the sudden passing in January of Paul Justus. Paul, along with his wife, the late Andrea Radwell, were ardent supporters of conservation and served as founders and leaders of our organization. Paul and Andrea contributed mightily to the vision and potential […]

January 2021 Monthly Newsletter

Greetings to all and we hope your 2021 has gotten off to a good start! As you all know, our primary focus at Ozark Land Trust is to protect land across the region and to ensure that it retains its conservation values for generations to come. Over 30,000 acres have been protected by OLT since […]

Ozark Land Trust Annual Meeting Week: Auction, Premiere Video and Online Members Meeting!

Annual Meeting Week 2020 JUST ADDED: ANOTHER BOARD NOMINATION: Ozark Land Trust is having a variety of events during the week of September 7-12: Our first ever Online Auction is running from Sept 7-12 but you can register now at Then download the Givi app on your iPhone or Android and you’ll be all […]

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Ozark Land Trust Receives $100,000 Grant from Trulaske Foundation for Huzzah Creek Restoration

Ozark Land Trust (, a Missouri nonprofit organization, has received a generous $100,000 grant from the Robert J. Trulaske, Jr. Family Foundation for streambank restoration along Huzzah Creek, a major tributary of the Meramec River. The Huzzah Creek watershed, with its crystal clear spring-fed streams, rich plant and animal life is one of the most […]



The snow is melting, our land is thawing, and the animals are waking up from their winter slumber. So let’s shake off the snowflakes and get back to enjoying this precious land! During the month of March, Ozark Land Trust will be sharing photos from local nature and wildlife photographers. These photo submissions will be […]

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ORLT Advocates for Ozark Land in Washington DC!

In early April, ORLT Executive Director Peggy Horner headed to Washington D.C. for 2.5 days with 35 other land trusts to meet with our Congressmen to discuss important legislation regarding land conservation. Since the ORLT mission covers all the Ozarks, she met with members from both Missouri and Arkansas.   “I tried to meet with […]

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Discover Prairie Wildflowers!

Don Kurz, a member of ORLT, recently published his 10th nature book, “Prairie Wildflowers.”  This field guide covers the wildflowers of the tallgrass prairies of the 15 Midwestern states that are within this unique ecoregion. Don is a retired ecologist from the Missouri Department of Conservation and an avid photographer. He has spent more than […]