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National Data

Total Acres Conserved by Local and State Land Trusts, 2000 - 2010

Acres Owned
by State and Local Land Trusts

Acres Under Easement
by State and Local Land Trusts

Acres Acquired and Reconveyed and Acres Conserved by other means by State and Local Land Trusts

Total Acres Conserved by State and Local Land Trusts

Total Acres Conserved by National Land Trusts

Total Acres Conserved by All Land Trusts

2000

1,123,689

2,316,064

2,031,062

5,470,815

18,388,023

23,858,838

2005

1,527,656

6,007,096

3,370,772

10,906,334

25,964,032

36,870,366

2010

2,144,709

8,833,368

5,097,783

16,075,860

30,945,639

47,021,499


Note: “Acres Protected by Other Means” includes land protected directly because of activities of the land trust such as negotiating and preparing for acquisition by other organizations or agencies.


Top 10 States in Number of Land Trusts

State
# of Land Trusts

CA

197

MA

159

CT

137

PA

103

NY

97

ME

88

WI

58

MD

56

RI

47

OH

44


State Data

Number of Land Trusts and Acres Protected by Local and State Land Trusts as of December 31, 2010

State
No. Land Trusts
Acres Owned
Acres Under Easement
Acres Acquired and Reconveyed and Conserved by Other Means
Total Acres Conserved
AK
8
1,644
7,136
33,769
42,549
AL
8
8,571
97,035
55,409
161,015
AR 4
928
12,731
414
14,073
AZ 22
1,144
45,708
482,959
529,811
CA 197
538,682
651,270
1,113,490
2,303,442
CO 38
5,916
1,141,098
78,036
1,225,050
CT 137
56,531
36,054
6,964
99,549
DC 3
1
6
0
7
DE 6 21,709 2,588 79,000 103,297
FL 33 11,447 45,164 114,168 170,779
GA 22 3,155 223,653 19,216 246,024
HI 13 496 17,150 2,853 20,499
IA 5 6,394 12,346 88,491 107,231
ID 12 6,297 52,479 26,061 84,837
IL 41 12,464 14,857 64,203 91,524
IN 27 14,386 18,321 4,549 37,256
KS 8 624 19,924 0 20,548
KY 13 2,572 14,528 6,876 23,976
LA 4 7 29,233 533 29,773
MA 159 129,452 80,345 123,537 333,334
MD 56 4,537 167,395 18,708 190,640
ME 88 115,698 1,577,299 103,390 1,796,387
MI 43 45,210 86,355 30,254 161,819
MN 7 4,021 37,741 9,010 50,772
MO 14 150,775 17,438 2,897 171,110
MS 6 2,207 88,931 2,761 93,899
MT 15 41,287 977,340 112,181 1,130,808
NC 35 36,475 154,392 148,802 339,669
ND 0
-
-
0
-
NE 5 16,143 10,867 45 27,055
NH 34 94,528 200,726 53,020 348,274
NJ 37 62,059 14,608 156,911 233,578
NM 8 322,032 281,816 17,203 621,051
NV 5 492 750 43,770 45,012
NY 97 169,887 281,992 521,928 937,807
OH 44 22,039 78,684 12,423 113,146
OK 3 91 18,199 1 18,291
OR 23 11,804 36,851 5,451 53,386
PA 103 46,048 188,944 267,251 502,243
RI 47 18,052 9,919 1,961 29,932
SC 24 8,066 216,338 21,172 245,576
SD 2 280 1,171 5,361 6,812
TN 20 10,830 58,481
67,570
136,881
TX 36 31,060 300,754 43,447 375,261
UT 8 1,083 47,075 17,560 65,718
VA 36 8,075 642,946 478,766 1,129,787
VT 35 39,041 463,062 111,868 613,971
WA 37 32,852 60,169 186,457 279,478
WI 58 27,596 68,798 23,566 119,960
WV 8 243 24,453 7,000 31,696
WY 5 498 198,248 326,521 525,267
Totals 1,699 2,144,709 8,833,368 5,097,783 16,075,860

 

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