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.
2009 Annual Report
“I didn’t know what a land trust was,” says Maria Elena Campisteguy. “The more I learned, the more I was hooked.”
In just a few hours a fragile ecological community sustained damage that will take generations to restore. What happened on this protected land?
“Walking across that stage was an unforgettable moment, like a graduation.”
2010 Annual Report
“Our land conservation business is really a people business.”
When a dispute over its very first easement brought Lyme Land Conservation Trust to court for the first time, it was an eye-opening moment.
“We lost absolutely everything.”
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