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.
2011 Annual Report
“Growing up…in a gritty, industrial town on Lake Michigan, my exposure to vast amounts of open space was somewhat limited.”
“This has been a dream of many in the land trust community for decades.”
“I want my kids to be able to enjoy nature the way I did when I was growing up.”
2012 Annual Report
“Realtors were knocking on the door wanting to buy an acre here and an acre there.”
Jim Gooch, executive director of the Connecticut Farmland Trust (CFT) based in Hartford, developed an affinity for the outdoors at an early age.
Dave Anderson has spent a lifetime working to safeguard cherished landscapes.
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