Community forest, community vision

The Rensselaer Plateau in upstate New York is getting its second community forest. What's a community forest? Well, it depends on the community.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II
February 10, 2017
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Become unforgettable

Is your land trust looking to stand out, inspire people and increase your fundraising success?

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Andy Goodman at Rally 2014 / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
February 09, 2017
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Where 7 in 10 are conservationists

The annual Conservation in the West poll, released by the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project, recently proved what many of us in the West already know to be true.

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Photo by Justin Haug
February 08, 2017
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New favorite subject — nature!

School doesn’t have to mean being stuck inside all day doing lessons.

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Photo by Betty Davis
February 07, 2017
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How much for those trees?

The U.S. Forest Service is offering a free app, called i-Tree, that measures forest cover and quantifies the services that trees provide.

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February 02, 2017
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'How can I help you?'

Many people call the Land Trust Accreditation Commission’s help desk looking for information or trying to solve a problem. And it’s easy to understand why. Those calls can be real money savers.

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Jennifer Brady-Connor / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks

A whole new ballgame

The election of Donald Trump, the united Congress and a changing political climate affect virtually every area of national policy important to land trusts.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
January 19, 2017
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Our strategic response to climate change

After investing decades of hard work and billions of dollars in conservation — and now looking to expand efforts to permanently conserve important landscapes — land trusts are increasingly concerned about the impacts of climate change.

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Andrew Bowman at Rally 2016 / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
January 18, 2017
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Open until filled

Do you know someone who would make an excellent climate change program manager? Is there someone in your network who would excel at being a foundation and corporate relations manager?

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
January 13, 2017
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Ruminating on the IRS tax shelter notice

The IRS notice is good news for land trusts and all who care about land conservation.

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The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
January 12, 2017
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