An important first step

The IRS took today the important, anticipated step of making conservation easement tax shelters a "listed transaction."

i Grant
December 23, 2016

Advocates for the land

Public policy can be complex. But U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania knows the bottom line.

December 22, 2016

Breaking barriers

Arizona Land & Water Trust has grown the conservation community, breaking barriers and forging new alliances across the state. Even with people who describe themselves as hard-headed cowboys.

December 19, 2016

Fellowship follows fire

As the Hunterdon Land Trust prepared to celebrate its 20th anniversary, a small fire broke out Aug. 12 at our historic Dvoor Farm House headquarters.

Firefighters respond Aug. 12, 2016, to the historic Dvoor Farm House headquarters of New Jersey's Hunterdon Land Trust / Photo courtesy of Nilo Hodge
December 15, 2016

We're hiring!

Do you believe in the value of open spaces? Are you an excellent team player? Can you help us help 1,000 land trusts?

Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks
December 14, 2016

New York’s bold blueprint

What do Long Island’s vulnerable aquifers, New York City watershed lands, the Finger Lakes and the Niagara River all have in common?

Photo courtesy of Great Swamp Conservancy
December 13, 2016

Collaborating to conserve

Oblong Land Conservancy and Putnam County Land Trust of New York recently contemplated how they could best conserve a crucial wetland.


December 12, 2016

We have a winner!

We are incredibly impressed with the 75 videos people submitted for our inaugural video contest.

December 07, 2016

Connecting kids to nature

Bora still remembers his response when he was asked what it means to conserve land.

December 05, 2016

56 million

In this season of celebration, I'm extremely pleased to share with you some news we can all cheer.

Children spot a tortoise, one of many native creatures to the 39,000 acres of southern Arizona land protected by the accredited Arizona Land & Water Trust of Tucson, Arizona / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 01, 2016