Ways to Learn

Articles

Advocating for Conservation Funding

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2015
Author: 
Sara Mason Ader

Local-national partnerships create wins at the ballot box.

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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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The Syndication of Conservation Easement Tax Deductions

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2015
Author: 
Timothy Lindstrom

Syndications involving the allocation of tax deductions deserve close scrutiny by the land trust community. Conservation easement law specialist Tim Lindstrom describes the problem in laymen’s terms and provides practical tips for land trusts to avoid deals that seem “too good to be true.”

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It’s Up to Us

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2013 Annual Report

Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

“If we’re going to increase the pace of land conservation, this is the way to do it.”

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Mustering a Mighty Voice

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2015

During two action-packed months at the end of 2014, the Land Trust Alliance rallied its allies in the fight for the conservation tax incentive, unifying its amazing members and partners and demonstrating the power of one voice.

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Why Advocacy Matters

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

Because shaping federal policy is how we save local places.