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Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve near Essex, New York, protected in 2019 by the Northeast Wilderness Trust / Photo credit: Brendan Wiltse

30x30: Putting private land conservation on the map

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2021
Author: 
Tom Springer

On January 27, just days into his new administration, President Joe Biden issued an executive order focused on “tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad.”

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A Call to Action for Land Conservation in America

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2020
Author: 
Andrew J. Bowman

I argue tonight that the land trust community must move beyond making a generalized case for wildlife habitat conservation and natural climate solutions. We need to be fluent in just how much can be achieved in the United States and aware of how much land conservation is required in the country to squeeze the full potential out of the land sector. We then need to commit to those goals and strategize how we will reach them. And because time is of the essence, we need to make monumental progress over the coming decade.

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