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2010 Census in the News

Many media outlets have shared the exciting story of the increase in land conservation throughout the nation:

Wire Coverage

Associated Press

Va. land conservation tops in Southeast
November 20, 2011
This story also appeared in: Charlotte Observer, Daily Reflector (NC), Erie Times-News, Herald
Tribune (FL), Myrtle Beach Sun News, News Leader (VA), Raleigh News & Observer, The Republic
(OH), Rocky Mountain Telegram, Times-News (NC), Virginian-Pilot, Washington Examiner,

Associated Press

Report: Maine among big land conserving states
November 27, 2011
This story also appeared in: Bangor Daily News, Boston Globe, Coastal Packet, Lewiston Sun-Journal,,, Portland Press-Herald, Republic (IN), Seacoast papers (ME), WGME-TV,

Print and Online

USA Today

More U.S. Land Conserved as parks, farms, nature areas
November 16, 2011.
This story also appeared in: Gannett News Service,, Indianapolis Star-Tribune, Des Moines
Register, Asheville Citizen-Times, Florida Today,,,,,, and

The Washington Post

Northern Virginians set aside land for the future
December 1, 2011

The Union

Big gains in voluntary conservation despite recession
November 16, 2011

Alexandria News

First national census of land trusts in five years: Big Gains in Voluntary Land Conservation Despite Recession
November 16, 2011

10M new acres conserved since 2005
November 16, 2011

Record Searchlight

Shasta Land Trust makes gains; Redding group aims for preservation
November 17, 2011


N. Va. Outperforms state, nation in recent land conservation efforts
November 18, 2011


Cornelia Fort’s family, friends donate funds to save open land
November 18, 2011

Sauk Valley Newspapers

Group seeks to expand park
November 18, 2011

Worcester Telegram Gazette

Land trusts see more forest among trees
November 21, 2011

Sheridan Media

Land trusts see conservation increases in down economy
November 19, 2011

Standard Speaker

First land trust census in five years
November 20, 2011

Keene Sentinel

New Hampshire leads in land conservation
November 21, 2011

Weekly Herald

Land trust census shows big gains in North Carolina
November 22, 2011

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal

Closing in on 100,000 acres: Lancaster County closest in U.S. to farm preserve mark
November 22, 2011

Wareham Courier

Wareham Land Trust preserves 55-plus acres: part of a national success story
November 22, 2011

Watertown Daily News

Open Space: Private Efforts Expand Conservation
November 23, 2011

Austin American-Statesman

Report finds growth in land conservation in Texas, nation
November 23, 2011

Smoky Mountain News

Land protections see an increase
November 23, 2011

South County Independent

Rhode Island ranks 41st in land trust protection
November 24, 2011

Vail Daily

Lot of Land Protection
November 25, 2011

Taos News

National Land Trust Census shows five year gains
November 27, 2011

Sentinel Source

The role of land trusts in keeping America Green
November 28, 2011

Portland Press Herald

State part of land success story
November 25, 2011
This story also appeared in: Morning Sentinel, Kennebec Journal

Arizona Republic

Land trusts control 530,000 acres in state
November 25, 2011

San Juan Journal

San Juan Preservation Trust places 2nd in nation
November 29, 2011
This story
also appeared in: Islands Sounder

Herald and News

Protecting land is an investment in our future
November 29, 2011

DelMarVa Now

8,148 acres of land protected on Shore
November 26, 2011

The News & Observer

Va. Land Conservation Tops in Southeast
November 20, 2011

Bay Soundings

Despite Recession, Census Shows Big Gains in Conservation by Land Trusts
March 5, 2012

The American Spectator

Tocqueville Would Be Proud
March 5, 2012

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