Congress advances tax proposals

As expected, congressional Republicans are moving rapidly to advance their tax proposal, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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U.S. Capitol / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 17, 2017
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Finding common ground

We've rounded up of all the magic from Rally 2017 in Denver, Colorado October 26-28, including video highlights, the keynote speech, resources and more.

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Rally 2017 attendees in Denver/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 15, 2017
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Keep nonprofits nonpartisan

For more than six decades, federal tax law provisions have prohibited nonprofit organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates. That could now change. And in our view, that change would be bad.

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November 13, 2017
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Fishing in a quiet river

The 58-year old organization Trout Unlimited has found that its Veterans Service Partnership has far-reaching impacts on its mission and beyond.

 

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Photo by Dave Kumlien
November 09, 2017
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Finding a healing atmosphere

The Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation invites veterans to an area known as “The Cove,” about 2,500 acres of protected land in Virginia, for camping, archery, shooting, fishing and sometimes just “being.”

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A veteran talking with Ward Burton (at right)/Photo by Michael Roberts
November 08, 2017
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Providing access to nature

A trail project by the accredited Prickly Pear Land Trust in Montana, connects veterans, active military, people with disabilities and the community to the land.

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Planned trails will give local residents access to Sevenmile Creek and Tenmile Creek, which provide Helena’s public water supply/© Eliza Wiley
November 07, 2017
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A healing farm

Sara Creech started farming to heal herself, but today, Blue Yonder Farm is a place where other veterans come to heal and connect, as well.

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Sara Creech on Blue Yonder Farm
November 06, 2017
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What tax reform could mean for land trusts

The proposal does not appear to change the enhanced deduction for conservation easement donations.

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U.S. Capitol / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 03, 2017
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Fighting words

The Groton Open Space Association in Connecticut received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2017.

November 01, 2017
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