How a land trust helped defend the ranch

Bill and Anne Trabucco loved the idea of living off the grid, somewhere quiet and remote. They’re passionate about farming and were thrilled when they found a place with over 700 acres near the South Yuba River State Park in California.

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February 04, 2022
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Conservationists protect a Green Cathedral

In order to protect the Severn River and restore the Chesapeake Bay, land trusts and state agencies in Maryland were purchasing conservation easements on land around the river, protecting an area known as the Green Cathedral.

But then something unexpected happened.

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February 01, 2022
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Don't bet against a land trust

Alaska is beautiful. Its pristine lands and waters are breathtaking. And in many cases, we have Great Land Trust to thank for keeping them that way.

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Eklutna River Estuary in Alaska. / Photo by Carl Johnson

Water works: Never more important

Thinking about water can feel overwhelming. Most Americans personally worry “a great deal” about pollution in their drinking water, rivers and lakes.

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Andrew Szwak, the Land Trust Alliance’s mid-Atlantic program manager, with his daughter, Avery, at Indiana Dunes National Park. / Photo courtesy of Andrew Szwak
January 21, 2022
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It's not mission creep. It's the right thing to do.

Following disastrous events, communities need people with a variety of skills to begin the recovery process. They need people who can find basic resources such as healthcare, food and shelter. They also need skills that ease the burden on local infrastructure and businesses.

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Bur Oak Land Trust Executive Director Jason Taylor assisted disaster response efforts in Mayfield, Kentucky. / Photo by Dana Braverman
January 18, 2022
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How to proceed with proceeds?

Without fail, the end of a calendar year is a busy time for land conservation. One court decision during this flurry of activity might cause you to overreact. Please wait! The best step now is to stay the course.

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January 11, 2022
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New year, new funding

With a new year comes new funding opportunities for land trusts.

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January 07, 2022
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Learn from the experts in our webinars

Land Trust Alliance webinars are the easiest way to learn right from your desk, in the office or at home. They’re cost efficient, interactive and provide an opportunity to connect with your peers in the field.

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January 04, 2022
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Re: Climate (2021.12)

This year has brought much needed attention — and renewed commitments — to addressing climate change.

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December 20, 2021
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