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Marin Agricultural Land Trust (accredited) Stewardship Manager Jim Jensen (right) and former Stewardship Manager Patricia Hickey (left) visit the ranch of a local producer to assess indicators of rangeland health as part of the carbon farm and conservation planning process/Photo by Michael Woolsey

Looking to the Land to Mitigate Climate Change

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2018
Author: 
Marina Schauffler

When land trusts advance natural climate solutions, they not only mitigate climate change, they also provide a wealth of ecological and economic benefits.

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Estes Valley Land Trust staff, board and volunteers assist a landowner with flood recovery on a conservation easement near Drake, Colorado. Board member Curt Gleaves is second from right/Photo courtesy of Estes Valley Land Trust

Planning for the Unthinkable: People, Processes and Properties

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2018
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

Land trusts across the country that have weathered disasters reveal that it’s helpful to group your disaster plan into three priorities: people, processes and properties.

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Employees of Para la Naturaleza begin restoration work in the community of Marueño in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria/Photo by Jose R. Madera

Standing Together

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2018
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

How land trusts and their communities relied on each other to come through the disasters of 2017

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What Title Reveals that the Land Itself Cannot

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2016
Author: 
MaryKay O’Donnell

Since 2002, MaryKay O'Donnell, Midwest program manager for the Land Trust Alliance, has taught an "all about titles" course with other experts at Rally: The National Land Conservation Conference. She has distilled that knowledge in easy-to-understand article.