Growing support for H.R. 4459

Getting legislation passed on Capitol Hill is no easy task. It takes many people — all working together — to build momentum for even the simplest bills.

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Land Trust Alliance Government Relations Director Lori Faeth, President Andrew Bowman and Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 13, 2017
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And the winner is...

Congratulations to Ben Dodd of Edwards, Colorado, as the 2017 #LandIsMy video contest winner!

December 12, 2017
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Marking a milestone

Kris Krouse of the accredited Shirley Heinze Land Trust in Indiana tells us how investing in the Land Trust Alliance as a partner and ally can strengthen all facets of your land trust. 

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Little Calumet River/Photo by Alex Zaideman

A culture to count on

Terri Lane of the accredited Northwest Arkansas Land Trust tells us a phone call six years ago from the regional Land Trust Alliance staff set the tone and trajectory of her rapidly growing land trust.

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Northwest Arkansas Land Trust volunteers/Photo courtesy of Terri Lane
December 09, 2017
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Hope in every handshake

Cheryl Fox of the accredited Summit Land Conservancy in Utah tells us how the Land Trust Alliance makes advocating on behalf of land conservation on Capitol Hill so easy, and patriotically inspiring.

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Cheryl attending a training session at Land Trust Alliance Advocacy Days 2015/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 08, 2017
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Paying it forward

Don Gerber of the accredited Lyme Land Conservation Trust in Connecticut tells us why he paid it forward (with a $60,000 check!) to the Land Trust Alliance to support its legal defense services. 

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Photo courtesy of Lyme Land Conservation Trust/Joe Standart
December 07, 2017
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Shining a light to remember

On a single evening each year the Mount Diablo beacon is lit at sunset and shines all night. On Dec. 7, the tribute honors the lives that were lost and the surviving veterans of Pearl Harbor.

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The Mount Diablo beacon / Photo by Clayton Worsdell
December 06, 2017
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Stronger together

I believed more than 35 years ago that we are stronger together, and that has never been truer than it is today.

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Land Trust Alliance Board Member Judith Stockdale / Photo courtesy of Judith Stockdale
December 04, 2017
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The importance of being counted

When perpetual land protection is your goal, long-time horizons need to be one of your most important temporal scales.

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Children spot a tortoise, one of many native creatures to the 39,000 acres of southern Arizona land protected by the accredited Arizona Land & Water Trust of Tucson, Arizona. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 01, 2017
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