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Children play for the first time after the ribbon cutting ceremony in the Space to Grow schoolyard at Nathan Davis Elementary School. / Photo courtesy of Space to Grow

Bringing conservation to the playground

Source: 
Winter 2022 Saving Land
Author: 
Tom Springer

There’s an expression among conservation professionals that “asphalt is always the last crop.” Once an ecosystem gets plowed under and the very topsoil scraped off and trucked away, that’s true eno

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Students learn in the gardens at Wadsworth STEM, a Space to Grow school in Chicago. Space to Grow is a partnership of Healthy Schools Campaign and Openlands land trust to transform Chicago schoolyards into vibrant spaces to play, learn and be outside, while helping neighborhoods to reduce urban flooding. / Photo by Space to Grow

Counting what matters: Stories from the 2020 National Land Trust Census

Source: 
Winter 2022 Saving Land
Author: 
Tom Springer

You may have heard the saying, “No numbers without stories and no stories without numbers.” Since 1981, that sound piece of communications advice has been a guiding principle behind the National La

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Reshaping Engagement

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2021
Author: 
Meghan McDonald

COVID-19 adaptations can introduce more community members to conservation

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