SALT rule change goes too far

The proposed State and Local Tax deduction rule change is "too sweeping" and works "quite contrary to the intent of Congress."

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Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman stands outside the U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 05, 2018
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The five rules for successful advocacy

If you do advocacy, you know why it is important. If you don't, please consider getting in the game.

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Andy Bicking accepting his award from Lori Faeth, government relations director at the Land Trust Alliance, at Rally 2018 in Pittsburgh/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 01, 2018
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Our place in the big picture

My message is simple: Recognize the place, the community, where you belong — then do all you can to protect all its members, human and otherwise.

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Michael Whitfield and friends and colleagues celebrate his award at Rally 2018/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
October 31, 2018
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The interconnectedness of all things

I am here representing an ancient culture of conservation, balance and the interconnectedness of all things.

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Sid Jamieson giving the opening blessing at the Rally 2018 Welcoming Dinner/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
October 30, 2018
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Re: Climate (2018.10)

Rally is always a busy time for me and the land conservation community, but this year it was even more so. Because it came just days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's special report.

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Photo by DJ Glisson II
October 29, 2018
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How a control freak learned to slow down

I was sent kicking and screaming this year to the National Audubon Society’s Educators Week on Hog Island in Maine. And despite myself, it was the best thing that could have happened to me.

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Leia Lowery, right, at the National Audubon Society's Educators Week on Hog Island in Maine. / Photo courtesy Leia Lowery
October 19, 2018
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Keeping working lands in family hands

Together, the Land Trust Alliance and Natural Resources Conservation Service are keeping working lands in family hands.

October 18, 2018
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Beautiful sanctuaries

Newtown Forest Association of Newtown, Connecticut received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 17, 2018
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Our local ecosystems

Shirley Heinze Land Trust of Valparaiso, Indiana received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 16, 2018
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Honoring Michael Whitfield

Michael Whitfield, a land conservation champion, received the Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award & Fellowship during our Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 15, 2018
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