Defining community conservation

We all know community conservation when we see it. But can we articulate it in principle?

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Defining community conservation was a group effort at one Land Trust Alliance event / Photo by Kristin Troy
August 05, 2016
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A new push for LWCF

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is hopefully giving the Land and Water Conservation Fund some thought this month while he’s home in Wisconsin.

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Dan Nordstrom, owner and CEO of Outdoor Research, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert of Washington state and Jim Whittaker, a famed mountaineer and environmentalist, recently appeared together to support the Land and Water Conservation Fund / Photo by Tom O'Keefe
August 04, 2016
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Did you know?

Did you know many things could change as we revise and improve Land Trust Standards and Practices? It’s true!

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August 03, 2016
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Catch new fans with Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go, the insanely popular mobile game that’s motivating people to physically explore the outside world, represents a grand opportunity for land trusts.

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Pokemon Go encourages players to explore the outdoors / Photo by Josh Lynsen
August 02, 2016
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Conserving ranches to protect the climate

Agricultural land conservation is part of California’s strategy to reduce the impacts of climate change.

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The Bridgeport Valley in Mono County, California / Photo courtesy of Hunewill Ranch
July 28, 2016
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Ready to succeed

When I set out to hire the Land Trust Alliance’s next executive vice president, my priority was to find a recognized leader from within the land trust community.

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Photo courtesy of Wendy Jackson
July 27, 2016
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Organizing for advocacy action in Texas

When Lori Olson took the helm of the Texas Land Trust Council in 2011, she sensed the absence of a concerted voice for conservation in the state.

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Texas Land Trust Council Executive Director Lori Olson, Colorado River Land Trust Executive Director Jeff Crosby and Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman present U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (center left) with an award. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
July 22, 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
July 21, 2016
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Bridging communities

Sometimes a bridge on a trail is more than just a bridge.

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Photo by Al Gartzke Photography

Creating new funding

“It’s politics, but it’s just people.”

July 12, 2016
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