By Ole Amundsen III and Susan Culp
Many opportunities exist for land trusts to engage with the land use planning process, strengthening conservation by working with local and regional planners.
It’s here! Terrafirma Risk Retention Group LLC, a charitable risk pool owned by participating land trusts, insures its members against the legal costs of defending conservation.
Potomac Conservancy has an important job: to protect the Potomac River, designated an American Heritage River in 1998.
By Rebecca Kihslinger and Jessica Wilkinson
As the nation’s stewardship experts, land trusts may be best positioned to take on wetland and stream compensation projects, but only after doing their homework.
A model program on community engagement offers practical steps on reaching new supporters.
Greed and Generosity
Oregon land trusts get a big boost; two groups help communities feed themselves; a foundation brings community planning to light; and more
Getting across the message that the easement and land donations of a few benefit the many
How do we measure the success of the land conservation movement?
Dealing with a common problem in the land trust world: “founderitis”
A tale of two all-volunteer land trusts’ journeys to accreditation
Tips for acknowledging supporters at year’s end
A land trust’s book weaves together stories and evocative images; short films about land issues grow in popularity
Review of Rally 2012; profile of a young conservation leader; Ear to the Ground
Sparking the Connection
Congratulations to the land conservation groups around the country for achieving accreditation
See a list of resources to accompany “Conservation in a Broader Context: Land Trusts and Land Use Planning.”