Good Health for All | By Elisabeth Ptak
Protected land can improve people’s health and lives. By offering connections to the outdoors, especially to those who might not otherwise have access, land trusts are showing they can be agents of change.
Tribute to H. William “Bill” Sellers | By Jean Hocker
Former Land Trust Alliance president Jean Hocker shares memories of conservation leader Bill Sellers, her colleague, mentor and friend.
Large Landscapes in Focus | By James N. Levitt
Talent, technology, conservation finance techniques and social innovation are fueling a new generation of large-scale conservation initiatives.
Bruce Lumper and Marolyn Wilks protect a spectacular wildflower ridge southwest of The Dalles, Oregon, with Columbia Land Trust.
Durable Collaborations, Part I | By Dale Bonar and Jim Morris
This first part of a two-part series explores the different types of collaborations and partnerships that are strengthening land conservation around the country.
The Alliance offers new resources for all-volunteer land trusts; a land trust in Newtown helps the community heal; refugees grow food and hope in a land trust’s community garden; and more
The land conservation community celebrates two victories, but must continue to build strong relationships
Activist and author Jarid Manos’s group heals people while healing the land
Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution tool in the conservation defense toolbox
Who are the commissioners, and how are they selected?
Two fundraising experts discuss trends in 2013
Ambassadors extend conservation’s reach; new groups on The Learning Center; webinars in 2013
Meet Bob and Shirley French, early champions of land conservation
Conservation spanning time and place
Congratulations to the land conservation groups around the country for achieving accreditation
Fundraising Wisdom continues with these three sample documents from Illene Roggensack of Third Sector Innovations:
- Major Donor Ambassador Checklist
- Board Fund Development Involvement Checklist
- Board Fundraising Agreement