The majesty of this place

At Great Land Trust, working collaboratively with partners to achieve our conservation goals is the foundation of how we do our work.

April 29, 2019

How land trusts are like the Avengers

The newest comic book movie isn't just a cinematic milestone. It's also an opportunity to consider how we — as champions of land conservation — are like the Avengers.

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April 26, 2019

Re: Climate (2019.04)

My position with the Land Trust Alliance's Land and Climate Program affords me opportunities to talk about climate change with many different audiences. But even with all the experience under my belt, I struggle to discuss the issue with my children.

Photo by Holt
April 25, 2019

An urban oasis

The Long Wharf Nature Preserve lives in the shadows of New Haven's I-95 corridor and seamlessly merges with the beautiful Long Island Sound.

Happy Earth Day

Since 1970, the observance of Earth Day on April 22 has inspired people around the globe to create meaningful connections with the natural world and take action to safeguard our planet.

Photo by DJ Glisson II
April 22, 2019

'Remove this dam'

We are honored to have been chosen by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program and the Land Trust Alliance as a model for community conservation.

We have an impact

Last week, I introduced you to Freshwater Farms Reserve, which is owned and managed by the accredited Northcoast Regional Land Trust.

'Put a stop to this bad behavior'

In the midst of Land Trust Alliance Advocacy Days this week, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Among the topics discussed was the abuse of the charitable conservation deduction.

April 11, 2019

A living laboratory

Some of the most iconic landscapes on the Pacific coast are found along Humboldt Bay in California. One of the largest bays along the Pacific Flyway, thousands and thousands of birds seek refuge and nesting on and near its waters.

In Texas, conservation yields massive economic benefits

Land conservation is often regarded as a “do-good” activity — something that’s nice to do for scenery, birds and bunnies. But the reality is, there’s a lot more to it, including massive economic benefits.

Conservation easement on a family ranch in Goliad County. / Photo courtesy of Guadalupe Blanco River Trust
April 02, 2019