10 reasons you need to register for Rally

Are you ready to Rock 'N' Rally this year? Before you know it, Rally 2021: The National Land Conservation Conference will be kicking off.

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Destination Cleveland Sign at Upper Edgewater Park in Cleveland. (Photo by Kyle Lanzer/Cleveland Metroparks)
August 18, 2021
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Re: Climate (2021.08)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a scientific body convened by the United Nations, last week released a major new climate assessment.

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Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay
August 16, 2021
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In memoriam: Jim Lentowski

In the winter of 2001, I moved to the island of Nantucket approximately 30 miles out to sea off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. I was eager to get my hands and feet dirty, doing my part to protect and preserve the open space of my new home.

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Jim Lentowski (Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition)
August 12, 2021
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How a map helped create community

This past year, we’ve yearned for ways to connect with each other and the natural world. In April, the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts along with our 30 members across the state helped forge new connections by launching The Oregon I Am campaign.

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The Oregon I Am campaign imagery / Image courtesy of Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts
August 10, 2021
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For trout, climate change is a killer

Among the many species of wildlife that are facing impacts from climate change, trout and salmon are among those that will feel the effects of rising temperatures most immediately.

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Image courtesy of Trout Unlimited
August 06, 2021
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Dune habitat in historic Black community conserved

The accredited North Florida Land Trust recently paid tribute to MaVynee Betsch, an environmental advocate known as “The Beach Lady” for her efforts to protect Amelia Island’s American Beach.

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Photo courtesy of North Florida Land Trust

Showcasing your work

Next month, members of Congress will return to their home states and districts to meet with constituents and discuss their policy priorities. This annual tradition, known in Washington as August recess, comes at a critical time for our community.

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Image by rebeck96 from Pixabay
July 22, 2021
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NRCS honors Native Americans with new brochure, story map

Across the West, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service works with Native Americans to restore sagebrush range through the Sage Grouse Initiative, part of the Working Lands for Wildlife program.

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Washoe Tribe member Louinda Garity's artwork depicting a sage grouse dance is featured on a new NRCS brocure and story map to highlight sagebrush conservation. / Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS
July 16, 2021
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Your voice is critical

Following the reintroduction of the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act in Congress, we’re one step closer to halting abuse of the federal conservation easement tax incentive. But we still need to get it across the finish line.

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Image by TheHilaryClark from Pixabay
July 13, 2021
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Making the case for conservation

I have long touted the opportunities and challenges of a national goal to protect 30% of the nation’s land base by 2030.

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Andrew Bowman / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
July 09, 2021
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