Learning Week

Winter got you down? While you're waiting for spring, cozy up with a hot beverage and learn something new right at your desk with our first Learning Week.

February 27, 2019
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Re: Climate (2019.02)

Is 2019 the year for climate action?

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Photo by pixabay.com/winterseitler
February 25, 2019
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Close the loophole

Land conservation tax incentives should inspire charitable giving, not loopholes.

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Land Trust Alliance President & CEO Andrew Bowman / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
February 21, 2019
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Protecting a rare boreal forest

Five miles east of downtown Michigan City lies a pocket of one of the rarest natural communities in Indiana: the boreal forest of Ambler Flatwoods Nature Preserve.

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Photo courtesy of Shirley Heinze Land Trust
February 14, 2019
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U.S. Senate passes permanent LWCF

I'm excited — and you should be, too! The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly yesterdat to permanently reauthorize the expired Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Photo by DJ Glisson II
February 13, 2019
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Agency partners value accreditation

Does accreditation increase public confidence in land trusts? "Yes" finds a new report evaluating the impact of the first 10 years of the accreditation program.

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Multiple partners worked with the accredited Bitter Root Land Trust to protect the Lazy J Cross Ranch in Montana. / Photo by Kyle Barber
February 07, 2019
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This urban wetland has big impact

The Green Bay watershed is one of the largest freshwater estuaries in the world. Spanning 10.6 million acres, it is the source of one-third of the surface water flowing into Lake Michigan. What happens in the watershed has a high impact on the lake's water quality.

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Photos courtesy of Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust
February 05, 2019
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Go for a big walk before the big game

This weekend is notable for two reasons.

First, the New England Patriots are playing the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. (Alternatively, the adorable Puppy Bowl is airing, if that's more your speed!) And second, the worst of that horrible Polar Vortex is behind us.

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Photo by pixabay.com/WikiImages
February 01, 2019
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