Beyond dirt-stained jeans

This week’s story from the National Land Trust Census team comes from the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.

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Participants in the Learning the Landscapes after-school program / Chelan-Douglas Land Trust
March 18, 2016
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Nature calls

The dreaded applicant conference call. Of the entire accreditation process, we thought that this part would be the toughest. It turned out to be a triumph.

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Frostbottom local to Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts / Photo courtesy of Adam Moore
March 14, 2016
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For hikers, bikers and horseback riders

This week’s story from the National Land Trust Census team comes from the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County. Executive Director Kaila Dettman shares:

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Pismo Preserve / Photo courtesy of Gary Felsman
March 09, 2016
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Winning weasel

A weasel charmed its way to a win in accredited Mass Audubon’s sixth annual “Picture This: Your Great Outdoors” photo contest.

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Steve Flint's weasel photograph won Mass Audubon’s sixth annual photo contest / Photo courtesy of Mass Audubon
March 08, 2016
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Tell us a story

That’s what we are asking almost 2,000 land trusts to do in the latest National Land Trust Census.

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Nebraska’s scenic Pine Ridge / Photo courtesy of Dave Sands
March 04, 2016
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It’s time to talk (and for us to listen)

One of the reasons I enjoy being part of the land trust community is there’s a collaborative spirit here that allows our community to thrive.

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FreeImages.com/spydermurp
March 02, 2016
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Major victory for sportsmen

Conservationists from across the nation met earlier this month in Salt Lake City for the 10th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo, hosted by the Mule Deer Foundation and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife.

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FreeImages.com/Kevin Abbott
February 24, 2016
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Unlocking public access

“This is a magical, game-filled landscape we’ve all been aching to use but until now could not,” says Garrett VeneKlasen, executive director of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation. “Three cheers to the Wyss Foundation and The Wilderness Land Trust for making this dream become reality!”

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Rimrock Rose Ranch/Photo courtesy of Claire Haughey
February 23, 2016
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Reading the fine print

Major changes affecting donations of conservation easements to land trusts are proposed in President Barack Obama’s newest budget, released last week. While these are merely proposals at this time, they’re proposals that could have a significant effect on land conservation.

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FreeImages.com/John Noble
February 17, 2016
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Cash for conservation

President Barack Obama wants to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and steer other cash to conservation in fiscal year 2017.

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FreeImages.com/bvasquez
February 16, 2016
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