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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

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Saving Land magazine, Summer 2014
Author: 
Rose Jenkins

Because shaping federal policy is how we save local places.

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Setting the Pace: Why Land Trusts Need to Play a Role in Public Policy

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2012
Author: 
Chris Miller

For 40 years the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) has been promoting land conservation in a nine-county region at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

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An Unwanted Visitor: What to Do If the IRS Comes Calling

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Saving Land magazine, Summer 2009

A visit from the IRS is not something that land trusts wish for, but that knock on the door or the ten-page document request from the IRS is an increasing reality. Because donations of conservation easements are on the rise, so too are tax deductions.