Closing a 'billion-dollar loophole'

I want to make sure you see an investigative article published recently by ProPublica and Fortune magazine.

Fortune magazine's January 2018 issue / Photo by Joshua Lynsen
January 04, 2018

Lending a hand to beginning farmers

If your land trust helps beginning farmers, here are some resources that might help you help them.

Beginning farmer D'Quinton Robertson works on Lehman Farms in Polk City, Iowa. / Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
January 03, 2018

Kick start your new year learning

Land Trust Alliance webinars are back for 2018 — and now is the perfect time to get a jump-start on your New Year's resolution to enhance your conservation knowledge.

January 02, 2018

Make a difference

Everyone should have the chance to be happy outdoors. Those of us who work in conservation owe it to the next generation to provide them with that kind of opportunity and those experiences.

December 22, 2017

Tax reform's effects on land trusts

This week, Congress sent President Trump the finalized Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill that makes sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code. As I've reported to you before, these changes are likely to affect charitable organizations including land trusts.

U.S. Capitol / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 20, 2017

Be the means

Of all the central elements in maintaining a thriving land trust, strategy and longevity are some of the most fundamental.

December 18, 2017

Growing support for H.R. 4459

Getting legislation passed on Capitol Hill is no easy task. It takes many people — all working together — to build momentum for even the simplest bills.

Land Trust Alliance Government Relations Director Lori Faeth, President Andrew Bowman and Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
December 13, 2017

And the winner is...

Congratulations to Ben Dodd of Edwards, Colorado, as the 2017 #LandIsMy video contest winner!

December 12, 2017

Give yourself the gift of learning

As 2017 draws to a close, give yourself the gift of learning with our year-end book sale.

Photo by Belle Chiu
December 11, 2017

Marking a milestone

Kris Krouse of the accredited Shirley Heinze Land Trust in Indiana tells us how investing in the Land Trust Alliance as a partner and ally can strengthen all facets of your land trust. 

Little Calumet River/Photo by Alex Zaideman