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Articles

Better Together: Land Trusts Win by Collaborating

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2011
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

When land trusts band together, good things happen.

Articles

Managing Mergers: How to Combine Forces to Boost Finances and Capacity

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2011
Author: 
Jennifer Anderson

In the years leading up to Fox Valley Land Foundation’s merger with The Conservation Foundation, founding board member June Keibler was in the office five days a week.

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Conservation in a Broader Context: Land Trusts and Land Use Planning

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2013
Author: 
Ole Amundsen III and Susan Culp

Land trusts are making great strides in strategic conservation planning, but conservation efforts do not occur in a vacuum.

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Putting Their Heads Together

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2014
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

What can small land trusts offer large, regional land trusts that have been around for years, have large staffs and are protecting thousands of acres? As it turns out, quite a lot.

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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.