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A Place for Wildlife

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2016
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

Land trusts know that when it comes to saving biodiversity preserving land is a vital tool enriched by a strong scientific foundation, various funding sources and strategic collaborations.

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Stewardship Tools: Who’s Using What

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2016
Author: 
Christina Soto

Land trust stewardship staff interviewed for the Saving Land article “Stewardship: The Nitty Gritty of Forever” talk about the tools (including software and hardwa

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Stewardship: The Nitty Gritty of Forever

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2016
Author: 
Christina Soto

Meet land trust stewardship staff on the front lines of land conservation — monitoring, managing and deeply caring about the land we all love.

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Partnering with Next- Generation Farmers

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2015
Author: 
David Harper

Learn how land trusts can take additional steps, beyond preserving farmland, to actively help next-gen farmers create a secure, abundant food system in the communities we serve.

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Beyond Agricultural Conservation Easements: Ensuring the Future of Agricultural Production

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2013
Author: 
Jane Ellen Hamilton

We all have a deep connection to agriculture; whether because, as Mr. Berry points out, we all eat, or because we value the other important qualities that agricultural producers and their land provide our communities: dollars for local economies, scenic views, wildlife habitat, carbon sequestration and cultural values. For these reasons, America’s land trusts have embraced conservation of agricultural lands.

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The Oilman Knocks

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2009
Author: 
Sheila McGrory-Klyza

When the oilman knocks on a landowner’s door offering a multi-thousand dollar a month lease, it is hard to say no. Unfortunately, landowners sometimes hastily sign contracts without being fully informed or aware of potential repercussions. Even many attorneys are not familiar with the issues.