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^ A field trip to the Land Trust for Louisiana’s Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve in St. Tammany. / Photo by Nelwyn McLnnis

Working big, while staying small

Source: 
Winter 2022 Saving Land
Author: 
Tom Springer

It doesn’t take a big land trust to be a great land trust. By “playing above their weight,” small land trusts can achieve conservation gains that rival those with more staff and deeper pockets.

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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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Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve near Essex, New York, protected in 2019 by the Northeast Wilderness Trust / Photo credit: Brendan Wiltse

30x30: Putting private land conservation on the map

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2021
Author: 
Tom Springer

On January 27, just days into his new administration, President Joe Biden issued an executive order focused on “tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad.”

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