We're hiring!

Do you believe in the value of open spaces? Are you an excellent team player? Can you help us help 1,000 land trusts? If so, you may be the very person we need.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
March 30, 2017
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High-tech way to see a swamp

The accredited Columbia Land Trust flew a drone over a swamp restoration project and got a lot more information than it could have collected by sending its stewardship staff wading and clambering through the wet terrain.

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Aerial imagery from a UAV flight shows channels created in 2014
March 16, 2017
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Mapping America’s opinions on climate change

Many land trusts struggle with how to communicate about climate change in the communities they serve.

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Courtesy of Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
March 15, 2017
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Land trust enhances carbon sequestration

Feeling the impacts of climate change in its region, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust in California took action.

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Photo by Michael Woolsey

Highlights of 2016

Thanks to you and your generous support, 2016 was the Land Trust Alliance’s most successful year yet. We are eager to share the highlights of the last year, accomplishments that would not have been possible without you.

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Photo courtesy of accredited Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
March 09, 2017
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A definitive answer

After the IRS issued its Notice making conservation easement tax shelters "listed transactions," some questions emerged as to how much land trusts should be worried. We know now that organizations following Land Trust Standards and Practices have nothing to worry about.

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The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
March 08, 2017
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Terrafirma is good for the long drive

Terrafirma is starting its fifth year with over 500 members! Forty-eight states plus Washington, D.C. are represented, and Terrafirma insures more than 8.15 million acres across 28,067 parcels. And as a service, Terrrafirma delivers!

 

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Pixabay.com/Peter Kraayvanger
March 07, 2017
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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 1,000 land trusts? If so, you may be the very person we need. 

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
February 27, 2017
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Broaden your horizons

The Land Trust Alliance’s newest webinar series offers exciting opportunities for land trust professionals to learn about a wide range of topics.

February 23, 2017
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Legacy of leadership

This year, the Land Trust Alliance is celebrating a legacy of leadership on behalf of the land trust community.

February 21, 2017
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