The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking candidates for its Board. Individuals who support the concept of open space and the preservation of our natural resources are encouraged to apply. In addition to attending monthly board meetings, candidates need to be able to effectively serve on at least one committee in order to carry out the day-to-day work of the organization.

While not expected to be experts in the field of environmental studies, Board members contribute their personal skills, abilities, and talents as they work together.

The current Board membership consists of a variety of men and women from diverse backgrounds who share a commitment to preserving open space withinPutnamCounty. Since 1969, the Putnam County Land Trust has been committed to preserving and protecting Putnam County’s natural character, to providing recreational opportunities for fun and health, and to educating and advocating appreciation and responsibility for Putnam County’s life-sustaining natural resources.

Board committees supporting these goals include Land Acquisition, Stewardship & Property Management, and Marketing & Public Relations.  In addition to continuing to implement its Strategic Plan and recommendations from an Organizational Assessment, the land trust is actively seeking opportunities and partnerships to protect valuable and sensitive open lands, and to maintain and expand its trail systems.

As a Board member, you will be making a major contribution toward improving the quality of life for all citizens ofPutnamCounty. With over 835 acres currently under protection, the Trust continues to expand its responsibilities and its reach.  Please consider being part of this dynamic organization.  Contact Bruce Bothwell at 845-225-1031 or brucekb@gmail.com for questions and/or an application packet.