20 good things from 2020

We can all agree – 2020 has been a roller coaster none of us could imagine. Though we’ll be able to talk for years to come about what it was like to live through a global pandemic, we must not forget the positive contributions this year has brought. Check out 20 good things that have happened in land conservation in 2020.

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    Photo by DJ Glisson, II / Firefly Imageworks
    December 31, 2020
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    Our efforts will continue

    While we are disappointed that the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act did not pass this Congress, our efforts to enact this important legislation will continue in the new year.

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    Land Trust Alliance President & CEO Andrew Bowman / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
    December 22, 2020
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    Keep tuning into the Learning Center

    The Land Trust Alliance Learning Center discussion forums have been very active in the past two months. Here are a few highlights of discussions, as well as posts that could use your ideas and experiences.

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    Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay
    December 16, 2020
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    Re: Climate (2020.12)

    This hasn't exactly been the best year ever.

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    Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay
    December 14, 2020
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    NRCS program news roundup

    Greetings. As the Land Trust Alliance's new manager for Natural Resources Conservation Service programs, I've been getting up to speed on our Farm Bill work and coordinating with NRCS on work to strengthen Agricultural Land Easement Program participation.

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    Photo courtesy of Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
    December 07, 2020
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    My holiday wish

    With the introduction of an updated version of the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, we are one step closer to halting the abuse of conservation easement donations.

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    Land Trust Alliance President & CEO Andrew Bowman / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
    December 04, 2020
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