Challenge and opportunity

Every year, the IRS publishes the Priority Guidance Plan, a lengthy list outlining upcoming guidance and regulations.

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The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. / Photo by DJ Glisson
September 13, 2016
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Funding conservation in November

Entrepreneurial land trusts are always exploring new and effective sources of funding for their widely varied conservation projects.

September 09, 2016
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Putting landscapes to work

To better connect people in the community with nature, this conservancy is putting landscapes to work.

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Sandhill cranes on land protected by the Driftless Area Land Conservnacy in Wisconsin / Photo by Mary Kay Baum
September 08, 2016
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Helping young farmers get started

This land trust aims to connect land owners with young farmers that may have had trouble securing the capital to start a productive food-farming operation.

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Michele Johnstone / Photo courtesy of Michele Johnstone
August 31, 2016
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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 1,100 land trusts? If so, you may be the very person we need.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
August 29, 2016
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Time well spent

As I survey an empty desk on my final day at the Land Trust Alliance, my thoughts drift back to when I joined this team nearly nine years ago.

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Land Trust Alliance staff Russ Shay and Sean Robertson in 2008
August 26, 2016
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Planting the seeds of conservation

What if children in the neighborhood could help with planting the gardens in the park?

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Genesee Land Trust's El Camino Trail / Photo courtesy of Genesee Land Trust
August 19, 2016
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Milestones in Montana

For more than 15 years, the Gallatin Valley Land Trust has partnered with private landowners and the Natural Resource Conservation Service to conserve some of Montana’s most productive agricultural soils. But this week is a special one.

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The Toohey property near Bozeman, Montana / Photo courtesy of Gallatin Valley Land Trust
August 11, 2016
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Clean hands, clean planet

Just as we strive to keep the planet clean, we in land conservation strive to keep our reputation clean.

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A Stronger Land Trust Movement

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust finds that accreditation makes their organization — and the land trust movement — stronger.

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Photo courtesy of Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust

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