Conserving ranches to protect the climate

Agricultural land conservation is part of California’s strategy to reduce the impacts of climate change.

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The Bridgeport Valley in Mono County, California / Photo courtesy of Hunewill Ranch
July 28, 2016
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Ready to succeed

When I set out to hire the Land Trust Alliance’s next executive vice president, my priority was to find a recognized leader from within the land trust community.

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Photo courtesy of Wendy Jackson
July 27, 2016
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Organizing for advocacy action in Texas

When Lori Olson took the helm of the Texas Land Trust Council in 2011, she sensed the absence of a concerted voice for conservation in the state.

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Texas Land Trust Council Executive Director Lori Olson, Colorado River Land Trust Executive Director Jeff Crosby and Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman present U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (center left) with an award. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
July 22, 2016
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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.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
July 21, 2016
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Bridging communities

Sometimes a bridge on a trail is more than just a bridge.

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Photo by Al Gartzke Photography

Creating new funding

“It’s politics, but it’s just people.”

July 12, 2016
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Sharing a special preserve

Open seven days a week from dawn to dusk, free of charge, Bay Preserve at Osprey on Florida’s Little Sarasota Bay is a true community park.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks

Protection against future challenges

Accreditation helped Tall Timbers Land Conservancy when it mattered most.

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Photo courtesy of Tall Timbers Land Conservancy

Help light our way

As we keep working to revise and improve Land Trust Standards and Practices, your comments are helping light our way. That’s why we're asking for even more!

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FreeImages.com/spydermurp
July 01, 2016
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