Land trust enhances carbon sequestration

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

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.

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

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.

The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
March 08, 2017

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!


i Kraayvanger
March 07, 2017

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. 

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

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

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

By and for the community

The Land Trust Alliance Board of Directors has approved the final revised version of the Land Trust Standards and Practices.

A walking tour of the geology of Wallowa Lake / Photo courtesy of accredited Wallowa Land Trust; photo by David Jensen
February 14, 2017

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.

Photo by DJ Glisson, II
February 10, 2017

Become unforgettable

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

Andy Goodman at Rally 2014 / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
February 09, 2017