Otsego Land Trust, announced it has received accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance – a mark of distinction in land conservation. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Alliance, awarded OLT accreditation after a comprehensive review process, signifying its confidence that OLT lands will be protected forever. Accredited land trusts across the country have permanently conserved more than 15 million acres of farms, forests and natural areas that are vital to healthy, vibrant communities. OLT just completed its second most successful year in land conservation, protecting 1,600 acres in partnership with ten private land owners in Otsego, Delaware, Herkimer and Schoharie counties.