Why we do the work that we do

"Take a deep breath and smell the goodness in the world."

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Wallowa Lake's East Moraine / Photo by Leon Werdinger
February 26, 2020
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Be the voice of our community

Robin Williams, the late great actor and comedian, once said that "spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'" As a member of the land conservation community, I couldn't agree more.

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William Kastning of the Monmouth Conservation Foundation stands outside the U.S. Capitol with Amy Hansen of New Jersey Conservation Foundation. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
February 20, 2020
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Re: Climate (2020.02)

The most recent U.S. Sea-Level Report Card from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows the pace of sea-level rise is accelerating. Of the 32 included tide-gauge stations along the U.S. coastline, 25 showed water levels rising at a faster rate in 2019 than in 2018.

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Photo by flickr.com/photos/orkingtide/
February 12, 2020
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New grant opportunity for land trusts

Over the past year, the Land Trust Alliance's Common Ground effort has listened and learned with new audiences as we've explored how land conservation can better support communities.

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At Broad Street Community Garden in Hartford, Connecticut, staff and volunteers from a nonprofit called Knox built raised garden beds that children, people with disabilities and older adults can access. / Photo courtesy of Knox
February 05, 2020
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