The most important thing to any politician is what the people in his or her district want, need and appreciate. At every level, our political leaders have the ability to help land trusts succeed in their missions. Put these two thoughts together and you have the answer to why advocacy matters.
Land trusts know how to build relationships, but by reaching beyond their traditional circle of friends they can become truly integrated into their communities, something that is vitally important for their long-term success.
Advocacy works! Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust, with the support of many partners and funding from the Farm Bill, protected two ranches in the Upper Green River Valley.
More prevalent than you might think, conservation development is another tool for land trusts to consider after reading these lessons learned.
The Relationship Business
Dark skies attract supporters; “pay-as-you-throw” programs reduce trash; floating classrooms demonstrate nature is for everyone and more
Meet the team representing you
Step up and be counted: an adventure in advocacy
Land trust board members can be powerful allies for change through advocacy
How to protect the integrity of land transactions in a partnership
A diversity of giving opportunities increases the success of operations fundraising
The Learning Center gets a facelift; new risk management book debuts; a free software report and more
We say hello to a new Alliance board member and goodbye to two conservation pioneers
Making new friends in high places