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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.

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Conquering the Filing Cabinet Demons

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2011
Author: 
Kendall Slee

For Aspen Valley Land Trust, one letter tucked in its files saved the day. When the owner of an 1,100-acre Colorado conserved property wanted to divide and sell part of the land, the land trust objected.

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Wading into the Waters of Wetland & Stream Mitigation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2013
Author: 
Rebecca Kihslinger and Jessica B. Wilkinson

When it comes to engaging in wetland and stream compensation projects , the Solano Land Trust in California is prepared. These projects, often called mitigation projects, are wetlands and streams that have been established, restored or preserved under the federal wetland regulatory program and are required to be protected over the long term.

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Gifts of Time

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2014
Author: 
Rose Jenkins

How to run a volunteer program that helps you accomplish goals, raise funds and connect with new people.

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Time and Place: Historic Preservation and Land Conservation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2015
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

A cabin. A mansion. A battlefield. A barn. Human history is written all over the American landscape, often revealing stories that enrich our understanding of the relationships between people and the land.