Connecting with community

Community connections — and the volunteers who emerge from them — are our lifeblood. We could not survive without them.

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Volunteers at Tregaron Conservancy in Washington, D.C. work to uncover historic stone footpaths, all while under supervision of the D.C. Historic Preservation Office. / Photo courtesy of Tregaron Conservancy
August 23, 2018
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Re: Climate (2018.08)

Saltwater intrusion is a slow-moving crisis on farm fields. What will it take for farmers to overcome this challenge?

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As scientists, land trusts and farmers continue to work together, the problems that saltwater intrusion presents can be surmounted. / Photo by Dani Weissman, University of Maryland

Here for the long haul

We promise to be around forever to monitor and defend conservation properties. That's a bold proposition.

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Photo by pixabay/Larisa-K
August 17, 2018
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'Taking concrete steps'

When it comes to climate change, land trusts in Maine are collaborating with their communities in new ways.

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Shoreline erosion in Freeport, Maine / Photo by Kate Olson
August 16, 2018
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Demonstrating our relevance

When land trusts pursue community conservation, they build broad and deep support for land conservation, and, ultimately, ensure the permanence of it.

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August 10, 2018
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Room to grow

A high school student shares why being an intern with the accredited Lookout Mountain Conservancy in Tennessee is her best time investment and how it’s setting her up for success in the future.

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Photo courtesy of Lookout Mountain Conservancy/Imani Rowe, second from left, poses with other interns in the Intern and Leadership Program of the accredited Lookout Mountain Conservancy. Master gardener and volunteer Kathleen Robinson (far left) works with the students in the teaching garden.
August 09, 2018
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Preserved forever. Scout's honor.

Ask people who love the outdoors how they first formed their connection to nature and it won't take long before someone mentions scouting.

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Vintage photo from Camp Hidden Falls. / Photo courtesy of former Girl Scout J. Reds E. Ross
August 03, 2018
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One week, 11,000 acres

In all my years, I can't remember a week quite like the one of June 15.

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Basalt cliffs above Klickitat Canyon. / Photo by Dennis Wiancko
August 02, 2018
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