On the Road

I wake up each day to a job I love. I get to work with some of the nicest people I’ve ever known: land trust volunteers and staff.

September 22, 2016

Video contest with cash prizes

We’re offering three cash prizes, and the first prize winner gets to designate the land trust of their choice to receive $10,000!

September 20, 2016

Introducing Wendy Jackson

Before she became the Land Trust Alliance’s new executive vice president, Wendy Jackson served as executive director at Freshwater Land Trust in Birmingham, Alabama.

September 19, 2016

Register today for Rally 2016

Rally 2016 is packed with diverse topics, colleagues and friends to learn and share with, and the resources you need to take your conservation skills further.

September 14, 2016

Challenge and opportunity

Every year, the IRS publishes the Priority Guidance Plan, a lengthy list outlining upcoming guidance and regulations.

The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson
September 13, 2016

Funding conservation in November

Entrepreneurial land trusts are always exploring new and effective sources of funding for their widely varied conservation projects.

September 09, 2016

Putting landscapes to work

To better connect people in the community with nature, this conservancy is putting landscapes to work.

Sandhill cranes on land protected by the Driftless Area Land Conservnacy in Wisconsin / Photo by Mary Kay Baum
September 08, 2016

Helping young farmers get started

This land trust aims to connect land owners with young farmers that may have had trouble securing the capital to start a productive food-farming operation.

Michele Johnstone / Photo courtesy of Michele Johnstone
August 31, 2016

We're hiring!

Do you believe in the value of open spaces? Are you an excellent team player? Can you help us help 1,100 land trusts? If so, you may be the very person we need.

Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
August 29, 2016

Time well spent

As I survey an empty desk on my final day at the Land Trust Alliance, my thoughts drift back to when I joined this team nearly nine years ago.

Land Trust Alliance staff Russ Shay and Sean Robertson in 2008
August 26, 2016