As Lee Ann and Rick Myers of Oneonta completed the Otsego Outdoors Fall Octet Challenge, it marked the 5000th trek Octet participants have completed. A collaborative program of Otsego 2000, the Otsego Land Trust and Otsego County Conservation Association, Otsego Outdoors connects residents and visitors with year-round recreational opportunities in and near Otsego County. [Read more…] about Otsego Outdoor Challenge Marks 5000th Trek
Otsego County Architecture Walking Tours Planned
The natural environment as well as year-round and summer residents shaped architectural expressions in the Route 20 villages of Cherry Valley, Sharon Springs, and Richfield Springs, all in Otsego County, NY.
In all three villages building form and style combined tradition and innovation to create structures that were functional and fashionable. Builders added classical columns, decorative cornices, and colored glass windows to connect with larger architectural styles. At the same time, local materials and distinctive landscapes shaped architectural expressions that marked these places as unique. [Read more…] about Otsego County Architecture Walking Tours Planned
NYS Historic Barn Tax Credit Program Informational Session
Owners of historic barns (built before 1946) may be eligible for New York State’s new Historic Barn Tax Credit program for qualifying expenses to rehabilitate or maintain their barns.
The 25% credit, available to barn owners who pay New York State income tax, can be applied to qualifying barn rehabilitation and/or maintenance expenses incurred in the previous five years. [Read more…] about NYS Historic Barn Tax Credit Program Informational Session
Otsego Outdoors Offers Spring Challenge
Otsego Outdoors has announced their first-ever Spring Octet Challenge, a collaborative effort of Otsego 2000, the Otsego Land Trust, and the Otsego County Conservation Association, Otsego Outdoors, that connects residents and visitors with year-round opportunities to enjoy the outdoors throughout Otsego County. [Read more…] about Otsego Outdoors Offers Spring Challenge