It’s time to stand up for IRS Notice 2017-10

Together with you and strong bipartisan support in Congress, we made the enhanced conservation easement tax incentive permanent in 2015. That was a triumphant moment for land conservation across America.

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U.S. Capitol / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
August 15, 2017
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Welcome to Colorful Colorado!

As we get closer to Rally 2017, I’m hearing how excited Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts members are to welcome everyone to our sunny state!

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A sign welcomes people to Colorado. / Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
August 10, 2017
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Brushstrokes of beauty

Each summer, the accredited Douglas Land Conservancy in Colorado gathers artists from across the country for an exceptional opportunity, a week of painting conserved public and private lands.

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Photo by Douglas Land Conservancy volunteer, Tom Netwal

Unleashing a river of words

Artistic expression about nature is the heart of the accredited Hudson Highlands Land Trust’s River of Words program.

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Photo courtesy of Hudson Highlands Land Trust
July 26, 2017
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The start of a new chapter

If you have a story tell, the Land Is My... video contest is a golden opportunity to share it nationally. Imagine if everyone created snapshots of the true value of nature to our lives — how many hearts and minds could we touch?

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Josh Yang outside of his favorite cinema.
July 25, 2017
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A natural canvas

Do you ever stop and think about your surroundings when you are walking in nature? At the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve, art gives a voice to the natural landscape that may go unnoticed otherwise.

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Photo courtesy of Openlands
July 24, 2017
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Communities work to improve health

Our communities have a lot to do with how healthy or unhealthy we are, according to a recent report by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II
July 21, 2017
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Saving the legal framework of conservation

You might not know its name, but the Uniform Conservation Easement Act (UCEA) benefits the land conservation work Land Trust Alliance members do every day.

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True land conservation isn't about profit

Conserving land is a beautiful experience that begins with a landowner who loves their land.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks

You get what you give

"If you ask your community to invest in you, you need to invest in your community." That's the motto of the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, which is giving back through its free outdoor art classes.

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Photo courtesy of Northwest Arkansas Land Trust
July 18, 2017
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