Connecting People to Nature | By Edith Pepper Goltra
Many land trusts are reimagining public access as a way to build support for land conservation. Keeping a balance between allowing people on the land while still protecting its resources is key.
Changes on the Horizon | By Cristina Santiestevan
Land trusts prepare for climate change by exploring adaptation methods tailored to the specific needs of their regions.
After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, The Trust for Public Land stepped in to help restore City Park, dear to residents and valuable to the local economy.
Community-Driven Conservation | By Rose Jenkins
When land trusts gather input as to what their communities want from local conservation, everyone wins.
Something Good Happening
Community projects in New York, Illinois, Maryland and Australia share the goal of connecting people to nature; a land trust creates a blueprint to protect a region’s food supply
When land trusts cultivate relationships with their senators and representatives, all land conservationists benefit
Essayist and nature writer Barry Lopez describes how and what children learn in the natural world
Three land trusts provide their best communications ideas for community outreach
It’s time to prepare for renewal of accreditation
Six steps for a successful year-end giving campaign: download companion calendars to track your campaign »
Three groups provide loans for land conservation
Introducing two new board members, and one returning; In Memoriam; Ear to the Ground
2010 Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin’s “Youth of Grass”
Congratulations to the land conservation groups around the country for achieving accreditation