Every land trust’s success makes our whole movement stronger. So lets celebrate! See how land trusts across America are overcoming obstacles and inventing new ways to save special places. Their stories may inspire your own.
Right next door to the second largest city in the U.S. lies the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, where Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is connecting at-risk youth in nearby Los Angeles to nature.
2012 Annual Report
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Want local food? Want food security? Then lets conserve the farm and ranch lands where food grows. Want clean water? Then lets preserve natural landscapes to store and filter it.
As the sun set on a stormy July evening over Taos, New Mexico, tribal officials and traditional dancers lined up for the grand entry to the Taos Pueblo Powwow.
It is easy to underestimate the potential of acorns. Looking at a forest of majestic oak trees, we often forget that each leafy tower of strength grew out of a tiny, hardened shell placed in an environment with sufficient water, appropriate soil nutrition and adequate sunshine.
The Milwaukee River Valley has been transformed thanks to the hard work of the students enrolled in the Earn & Learn program, created by the city of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board and the Milwaukee Department of City Development.
Land trusts are not often in a position to work directly with developers. But in December 2011, Rensselaer Land Trust cut a deal with the family of the late John B. Staalesen, which donated 23.6 acres for a preserve in the city of Troy, New York.
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