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Building Deep and Wide Support for Land Conservation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2018
Author: 
Elizabeth Ward

The first conservation goal of the Land Trust Alliance’s new strategic plan is to “elevate land conservation as a priority nationwide.” To do this, we will “design and laun

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Wild Ideas for Communicating Conservation through Events

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2018
Author: 
Margaret Sands

This presentation proved wildly popular at the Land Trust Alliance’s Rally and Southeast conference. Read what all the buzz is about.

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On Delicate Ground: Communicating about Climate Change

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2018
Author: 
Marina Schauffler

When communicating about climate change, it helps to follow some common sense guidance from those who have successfully reached their targeted audiences.

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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.