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Mergers: If You’re Ready, Here’s Some Help

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2018
Author: 
Christina Soto

Mergers have become more prevalent within the land trust community in recent years. A new publication from the Land Trust Alliance offers extensive guidance and real case studies.

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Estes Valley Land Trust staff, board and volunteers assist a landowner with flood recovery on a conservation easement near Drake, Colorado. Board member Curt Gleaves is second from right/Photo courtesy of Estes Valley Land Trust

Planning for the Unthinkable: People, Processes and Properties

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2018
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

Land trusts across the country that have weathered disasters reveal that it’s helpful to group your disaster plan into three priorities: people, processes and properties.

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“Clouds Over Black Mountain,” Ralph Borge, oil on canvas/Courtesy Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Art and Conservation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2014
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

In Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold described one affinity between art and nature: “Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty.