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Designing access with and for the community

Source: 
Open to All: A disability inclusion guide for land trusts
Author: 
Chris Soto

“We have these beautiful lands and incredible infrastructure, but a whole segment of the community was not being served,” says Nicole Braddock, executive director of the Solano Land Trust. “We are looking at this as a longevity thing; we must strive for access for all if we will indeed protect these places forever.”

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Inclusive outdoor programs ensure nobody gets left behind

Source: 
Open to All: A Disability Inclusion Guide for Land Trusts
Author: 
Chris Soto

Mohonk Preserve in New York has an active environmental education program for local K-6 students who look forward to their annual trip to the Preserve for field studies

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Making volunteering possible for those who want to

Source: 
Open to All: A Disability Inclusion Guide for Land Trusts
Author: 
Chris Soto

In 2017, Blue Hill Heritage Trust Executive Director Hans Carlson received an intriguing opportunity from Whit Whitney at the Maine Land Trust Network.

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Gerldine Wilson, who is legally blind, is Grassroots Gardens’ lead gardener and founder of the Victoria Avenue Community Garden. She is now the Gardening for All Task Force Coordinator and is also one of the facilitators for the Grief in the Gardens program. Credit: Grassroots Gardens of Western New York

Healing the mind through gardening

Source: 
Open to All: A Disability Inclusion Guide for Land Trusts
Author: 
Chris Soto

Long-time gardener Gerldine Wilson is passionate about the new initiatives of Grassroots Gardens WNY to provide accessibility and opportunities for healing through gardening.