Land Trust Alliance
- Policy Update
Conservation Priorities Championed at Opening of Farm Bill Conference
During the first meeting of the Farm Bill conference committee, Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) highlighted the need for a strong conservation title, with Senator Bennet championing the waiver of match requirements. The committee will continue to meet over the next several weeks. If your Member of Congress is on the committee, ask them to stand with Sen. Bennet on conservation.
Save the Incentive: Here's What You Can Do to Help
Many thanks to those who joined our Policy Team for a teleconference on November 19 to discuss the Alliance's year-end push to save the tax incentive. Couldn't join us? There's still time left to call your rep.
- Updates for Land Trusts
Free Risk Management Resources
Alliance member land trusts have a free Affiliate membership with the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. Get the resources to better understand and plan for events that could cause significant harm – or unprecedented benefit – to your land trust’s mission.
Winter Saving Land Now Online
Topics covered include opinions on easement amendments, Alliance services for land trusts and the mutual benefits of partnerships between large and small land trusts.