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A bobcat kitten on Greenbelt Land Trust property warily eyes the camera as it crosses a stream with family members nearby. / Jonny Armstrong

Eyes On: Bringing Conservation to Life through Photos and Video

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2020
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

Land trusts across America are turning to devices sometimes known as game cameras, trail cameras or wildlife cameras to perform scientific research, build relationships with successor landowners and engage their communities in their work. The resulting videos and still photos can be shared online, creating a valuable tool especially during times of social distancing. Or they can be shared with individuals to provide the foundation for a more personal connection.

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Interpreting the Land: Helping More People Benefit from Conservation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2020
Author: 
Tom Springer

Nationwide, land trust staff report a growing need to reach people from more diverse backgrounds, abilities and cultures. As social demographics change, they’re seeing greater demand for accessible trails and new means of interpretation that bring visitors closer to nature. And increasingly they’re learning how the benefits of improved access can work hand in hand with their core mission of preservation.

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Cultivating Millennial Leaders

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2020
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

Secure your land trust’s future by learning about this generation.  

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Getting to Know You

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2020
Author: 
Meghan McDonald

Land trusts that take the time to learn what their community members want and need form strong, lasting relationships.

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Common Ground Initiative Asks: How Can Land Conservation Support Healthy, Thriving Communities?

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

The Land Trust Alliance’s new listening and learning initiative, Common Ground: Creating a Shared Vision for Conservation, asks, “How can land conservation support healthy, thriving communities?

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The Supercomputer in Your Pocket: Mobile Tech for Land Trusts

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2019
Author: 
Dan Rademacher

Technology has the power to transform land trust work in the areas of monitoring, media production and engaging communities.

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