I'm glad Rally is virtual

In many ways, the past year has been the great pivot. We’ve learned how to stay connected even as we were physically apart — and learned how to use the new tools we’ve adopted as we begin the process of coming back together in person.

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Photo courtesy of Yvette DeBow Salsedo

Senate acts on climate

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act with a resounding vote of 92-8, delivering a big win for farmers and foresters in addition to the climate.

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Image by David Mark from Pixabay
July 02, 2021
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Bold changes attracted this big gift

For nearly 50 years, our small conservation organization in Reading, Pennsylvania, has quietly accomplished impressive land and water protection projects while connecting thousands of people to nature.

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Berks Nature found more people connected with its work after leaving behind its old name, Berks County Conservancy. / Photo courtesy of Berks Nature
June 28, 2021
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Let's safeguard taxpayers and encourage conservation

The Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act — legislation that would halt abuse in the federal conservation easement program — was reintroduced today in Congress.

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Land Trust Alliance President & CEO Andrew Bowman / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
June 24, 2021
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Re: Climate (2021.06)

Climate change intertwined with the alarming loss of biodiversity we are tracking today represent some of the gravest challenges we face as a society.

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Image by Pera Detlic from Pixabay
June 21, 2021
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Renewal in a land of 13 springs

In Van Buren County, Michigan, there is a little-known land of springs, hidden seeps and gushers that are eternally transparent and cold.

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Photo by Mitch Lettow
June 08, 2021
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Administration supports natural infrastructure for disaster preparedness

As our nation heads into another hurricane season and the threat of wildfire in drought-impacted parts of our country grows, disaster preparedness is front of mind for many.

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Kandoll Farm volunteer / Photo credit: Doug Gorsline
June 02, 2021
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Saving Lake Superior ecosystems

The Amnicon River, named after an Ojibwe word meaning “spawning ground,” is integral to the Lake Superior Coastal Plain.

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Photo courtesy of Landmark Conservancy
June 01, 2021
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Protecting a rare boreal forest

Five miles east of downtown Michigan City, Indiana, lies a pocket of one of the rarest natural communities in the world: the boreal forest of Ambler Flatwoods Nature Preserve.

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Photo courtesy of Shirley Heinze Land Trust
May 25, 2021
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Reinventing an urban river

The Milwaukee River has always been important to the health and well-being of local people as a focal point for both commerce and recreation, including swimming, boating and ice-skating.

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Members of the Cream City Conservation Crew restore the Milwaukee River. / Photo courtesy of River Revitalization Foundation
May 18, 2021
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