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Planned trails will give local residents access to Sevenmile Creek and Tenmile Creek, which provide Helena’s public water supply/© Eliza Wiley

The Light in Their Eyes

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

Prickly Pear Land Trust, an accredited organization, is creating new trails in Helena, Montana, where soldiers, veterans, people with disabilities, students and others can connect with nature.

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Amah Mutsun Native Stewardship Corps member Gabriel Pineida hauls hemlock from the Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve/Photo by Richard Morgenstein

Rekindling The Old Ways

Source: 
Bay Nature Magazine
Author: 
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Even though they don't own the land, the Amah Mutsun tribe in California is protecting traditional lifeways, improving the health of their people and their ancestral lands.

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More Conservation for More People

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2016
Author: 
Rob Aldrich

Heading into my third year as community conservation director at the Land Trust Alliance, I still hear this question at least once a week: What is community conservation?

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Last Chance for an Education

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Land Trust Alliance

Author: 
Rose Jenkins

What happens when at-risk teens build a trail for their community?

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The program gives the children a chance to spend time with community members (and animals!) they can trus/Photo courtesy of Kaniksu Land Trust

A New Way of Thinking

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

Clydesdales, carrots, birdwatching and bracelet-making became part of the working lexicon at Kaniksu Land Trust in Sandpoint, Idaho, early in 2015 when, spurred by an Excellence Grant from the Land Trust Alliance, the staff began to explore the idea of community conservation.

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Growing Good Leaders

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2016
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

The Land Trust Leadership Program cultivates strong leaders and innovative change.