Our place in the big picture

My message is simple: Recognize the place, the community, where you belong — then do all you can to protect all its members, human and otherwise.

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Michael Whitfield and friends and colleagues celebrate his award at Rally 2018/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
October 31, 2018
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The interconnectedness of all things

I am here representing an ancient culture of conservation, balance and the interconnectedness of all things.

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Sid Jamieson giving the opening blessing at the Rally 2018 Welcoming Dinner/Photo by DJ Glisson, II
October 30, 2018
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Re: Climate (2018.10)

Rally is always a busy time for me and the land conservation community, but this year it was even more so. Because it came just days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's special report.

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Photo by DJ Glisson II
October 29, 2018
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How a control freak learned to slow down

I was sent kicking and screaming this year to the National Audubon Society’s Educators Week on Hog Island in Maine. And despite myself, it was the best thing that could have happened to me.

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Leia Lowery, right, at the National Audubon Society's Educators Week on Hog Island in Maine. / Photo courtesy Leia Lowery
October 19, 2018
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Keeping working lands in family hands

Together, the Land Trust Alliance and Natural Resources Conservation Service are keeping working lands in family hands.

October 18, 2018
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Beautiful sanctuaries

Newtown Forest Association of Newtown, Connecticut received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 17, 2018
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Our local ecosystems

Shirley Heinze Land Trust of Valparaiso, Indiana received the Land Trust Alliance's National Land Trust Excellence Award at Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 16, 2018
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Honoring Michael Whitfield

Michael Whitfield, a land conservation champion, received the Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award & Fellowship during our Rally 2018: The National Land Conservation Conference in Pittsburgh.

October 15, 2018
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Land Trust Alliance bestows awards at Rally 2018

The Land Trust Alliance is bestowing multiple awards this week during its annual conference in Pittsburgh.

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Montana Land Reliance has conserved more than 1 million acres in the state. / Photo by Randy Smith for Montana Land Reliance
October 12, 2018
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Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award winner announced

The Land Trust Alliance will today bestow on land conservation champion Michael Whitfield the distinguished Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award.

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Land conservation champion Michael Whitfield will receive the distinguished Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award during Rally 2018. / Photo by DJ Glisson II
October 11, 2018
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