Fishing in a quiet river

The 58-year old organization Trout Unlimited has found that its Veterans Service Partnership has far-reaching impacts on its mission and beyond.

 

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Photo by Dave Kumlien
November 09, 2017
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Finding a healing atmosphere

The Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation invites veterans to an area known as “The Cove,” about 2,500 acres of protected land in Virginia, for camping, archery, shooting, fishing and sometimes just “being.”

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A veteran talking with Ward Burton (at right)/Photo by Michael Roberts
November 08, 2017
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Providing access to nature

A trail project by the accredited Prickly Pear Land Trust in Montana, connects veterans, active military, people with disabilities and the community to the land.

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Planned trails will give local residents access to Sevenmile Creek and Tenmile Creek, which provide Helena’s public water supply/© Eliza Wiley
November 07, 2017
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A healing farm

Sara Creech started farming to heal herself, but today, Blue Yonder Farm is a place where other veterans come to heal and connect, as well.

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Sara Creech on Blue Yonder Farm
November 06, 2017
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What tax reform could mean for land trusts

The proposal does not appear to change the enhanced deduction for conservation easement donations.

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U.S. Capitol / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
November 03, 2017
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Fighting words

The Groton Open Space Association in Connecticut received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2017.

November 01, 2017
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Of landowners, for landowners

The Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust, which is accredited, received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2017.

October 31, 2017
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Honoring Will Rogers

Will Rogers, a longtime land conservationist, received the Land Trust Alliance's Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award during Rally 2017.

October 30, 2017
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Kingsbury Browne and his legacy

The Kingsbury Browne Award, presented by the Land Trust Alliance at its annual Rally, is among the organization's highest honors. The Kingsbury Browne Fellowship, offered by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, offers the award winner an opportunity to reflect on an issue of critical concern to the land trust community.

October 19, 2017
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Engaging land trusts in the clean energy conversation

This is an exciting time to be on the front lines of the Land Trust Alliance’s new Land and Climate Program.

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A new community solar project in New York state. / Photo by Ethan Winter
October 17, 2017
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