Host a future land trust leader

The Scholars for Conservation Leadership Program, a career and leadership development program, is building on its early momentum and preparing to give one student participant a further career boost.

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The initial cohort of the Scholars for Conservation Leadership Program gathered on stage at Rally 2019: The National Land Conservation Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
January 13, 2020
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Giving back to the community

While she credits her parents with instilling in her a love of nature, Karen Ferrell-Ingram was reinspired almost 20 years ago when she and her husband realized they had built a home within an important deer migration corridor.

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At its July 2019 meeting, the Land Trust Accreditation Commission paused for a photo. / Photo by Valerie Roof
January 10, 2020
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Join us for Advocacy Days

Over the past 10 years, our community has been tremendously successful in advocating for federal policies that advance land conservation. From passage of the permanent conservation tax incentive to enacting the Farm Bill, these successes wouldn't be possible without your advocacy support.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II
January 09, 2020
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Share your knowledge at Rally 2020

The Land Trust Alliance is thrilled to bring Rally: The National Land Conservation Conference to Portland this year.

January 06, 2020
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You help us engage communities to save land

Everyone needs the land — for food, health, clean water and air, a stable climate and access to outdoor recreation and refreshment. Yet, many Americans still do not understand the vital role land trusts play in their daily lives.

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December 20, 2019
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A short film about what matters most

Idaho's Wood River Valley is an inspirational place. The abundant wildlife, vast open spaces and recreational opportunities attract visitors from across the globe.

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A moment from "Home," a film from Wood River Land Trust and directed by Matt Larson. / Image courtesy of Wood River Land Trust
December 19, 2019
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Re: Climate (2019.12)

National Geographic posted a blog over the weekend titled The Decade We Finally Woke Up to Climate Change. Is that an accurate headline? I think so.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 18, 2019
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‘Urgently needed and long overdue’

The Land Trust Alliance has joined 11 other organizations in calling for immediate passage of the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act

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Outside the U.S. Capitol Building, Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman speaks with Government Relations Director Lori Faeth and Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson. / Photo by DJ Glisson II
December 11, 2019
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Local economies get boost from conservation

A first-of-its-kind study has found that land conservation modestly boosts employment, a leading indicator of economic growth.

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Newtown, Connecticut is home to Newtown Forest Association, which received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award in 2018. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 09, 2019
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Camping for conservation

Whether offering a primitive backcountry campsite or a high-end glamping experience, land trusts have many opportunities to incorporate camping into their programming.

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Campsite at the Samuel F. Pryor III Shawangunk Gateway Campground in New York / Photo by Nora Scarlett
December 05, 2019
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