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Planning for Management of Fee Lands

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2012
Author: 
JoAnn Albert and Lisa Smith

William Erby Smith’s bequest of 365-acre Wau-Ke-Na is the largest of Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy’s preserves and includes forests, fields, streams, ponds, bluffs and beaches.

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Building a Natural Partnership

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2012
Author: 
Paul Doscher

The nation’s coldwater streams, rivers and lakes are beloved by many Americans. For anglers, these clean, cold waters that hold trout and salmon are also the highest conservation priority. Unfortunately, uncontrolled development and poor land management practices have dramatically reduced the habitat for these iconic species, and climate change looms heavily in their future.

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Tales of Records, Redundancy and Renewal

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2012
Author: 
Kendall Slee

How three land trusts took on their filing cabinets and won

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees (and the Community)

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2012
Author: 
Kelly Saxton

The community forest idea spreads around the country

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Building Reserve Funds: True Sustainability Begins Here

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2012
Author: 
Kay Sohl

Sustainability lies at the heart of every land trust’s mission, central to achieving our core promise to ensure perpetual stewardship of the land.

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What Sets Land Trusts Apart

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2012
Author: 
Sam Passmore

Most people, upon seeing the Great Lakes for the first time, are stunned by how vast they are, and by the fact that they are made of freshwater, not saltwater. I felt this way the first time I saw the eastern shoreline of Lake Michigan. Having grown up near Philadelphia, I simply wasn’t prepared for the grandeur of this place.