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Applying for accreditation no matter the mission

Source: 
Spring 2022 Saving Land
Author: 
Caity Pinkard

For Grassroots Gardens of Western New York, protecting urban gardens is about more than cultivating food, it’s about cultivating neighborhood connections and healing communities.

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^ A field trip to the Land Trust for Louisiana’s Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve in St. Tammany. / Photo by Nelwyn McLnnis

Working big, while staying small

Source: 
Winter 2022 Saving Land
Author: 
Tom Springer

It doesn’t take a big land trust to be a great land trust. By “playing above their weight,” small land trusts can achieve conservation gains that rival those with more staff and deeper pockets.

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The Impact of Accreditation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2019
Author: 
Christina Soto

A new study finds that in 10 years the accreditation program has had a substantial positive impact on conservation in the United States.

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Photo by Terry A. Allen/Mindi Crabb, Jackson Hole Land Trust

When Bad Things Happen to Good Land Trusts

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2017
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak and Christina Soto

Embezzlement. Fraud. Disastrous decisions. When a crisis strikes, is your land trust ready? Read about practical steps that any nonprofit can take to help prevent bad things from happening and become more resilient.