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Resources for Disability Inclusion

This list of resources was created by the Advisory Council on Inclusive Health and Disability to accompany the guide Open to All: A Disability Inclusion Guide for Land Trusts. These resources can help your land trust learn how to adopt inclusive practices that benefit people with disabilities.

Articles

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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Healing Lands and Waters

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2018
Author: 
Kelly Saxton

Land trusts and other conservation groups invite veterans to experience the healing power of nature.

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Planned trails will give local residents access to Sevenmile Creek and Tenmile Creek, which provide Helena’s public water supply/© Eliza Wiley

The Light in Their Eyes

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

Prickly Pear Land Trust, an accredited organization, is creating new trails in Helena, Montana, where soldiers, veterans, people with disabilities, students and others can connect with nature.