Don & Judy Ninestone 2017

Connecting with Spring and ORLT

Exciting times for 24 hours of giving – all to support ORLT’s future.May 9th is #GiveOzarks, the 24-hour online giving day sponsored by the Community Foundation for the Ozarks (CFO). And this year, CFO will match dollar for dollar any contribution made that day to ORLT – up to $5,000. All the action starts at […]

A beautiful Ozark gorge

Connecting with the Land and Leaving a Legacy

When Margaret Newton connects to the land it is through her mother’s legacy. Her mother, Ella Alford, used to say, “Just remember – you can’t grow any more land.”   Growing up, Margaret knew the joy of being out in the Missouri Ozarks – spending time at a cabin on what came to be known […]

2017 – A Year to Connect!

People, land, resources, wildlife . . . these are all areas in which we can connect, and this year we are going to highlight each of these areas as we work together to make this the best year yet for protecting the Ozarks and our natural resources! Connecting People with the Land People make land […]

A Cardinal sits on a branch in the snow

Holiday Recipes, Family Traditions & Fun Events from ORLT

Giving Tuesday Update – Thank You! A huge thank you to the many supporters who contributed on-line on Giving Tuesday, November 29th to our Grow for the Future Campaign!  We raised $1100.00 on that day alone!  This campaign continues until Dec. 31st. You can contribute either online at http://orlt.org/donate/ or mail in a check to […]

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Your Vote Will Help ORLT Win $10,000!

Serenity: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled… In the woods of the Ozarks, what some might call a “deep holler,” you can truly escape and find serenity among the sights, sounds, and creatures of nature. Where worries become memory and now is all that matters. Land is My Serenity… The Land Trust Alliance […]

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New Faces Will Guide and Lead ORLT Into the Future!

Four new board members began work upon their confirmation at June’s ORLT Board Meeting. Traycee Verdun—Chapman, David Taylor, Ann Korschgen, and John Yarbrough bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion for conservation to ORLT. We’ll highlight each new member in upcoming newsletters. You will find Ann’s brief biography below. The Oak Hill Grange Hall […]

Sarcoxie Update – August Newsletter

Have You Renewed Your Membership Yet? Spring is that time to re-commit to Ozark Regional Land Trust and its important work to preserve the conservation legacy of the Ozarks. Memberships expire on May 31. We ask ORLT supporters to be generous again and renew your commitment to the Ozarks. Membership dollars support staff time in […]

Conservation Easement Protects Indiana Bats! – July Newsletter

What ORLT Membership Means The Spring Membership Renewal Campaign has brought longtime friends and new friends to Ozark Regional Land Trust. From as far away as Washington State and North Carolina to as close as Jefferson City and Bentonville, ORLT members renewed their commitment to conserve and protect land in the Ozarks forever. Your membership […]

Many Ozark Regional Land Trust employees and members in a group photo on a conservation easement property

ORLT Celebrates 30 Years of Saving Land – June Newsletter

When and Why We Ask for Your SupportFunded primarily by private support and membership, Ozark Regional Land Trust relies on generous contributions to help conserve and protect the Ozark landscape in Arkansas and Missouri. Giving to your favorite organizations is personal, so we offer several options. No matter how you support ORLT, we hope you […]