Honorees excel in one or more of the following areas:

Outstanding initiative to broaden support for land conservation

Achieves excellence in engaging the broader community and using their conservation mission, skills, and resources to respond to broader public needs.


Outstanding collaboration initiative

Achieves shared conservation goals that involve multiple parties, disciplines or functions among land trusts and other partners.

Outstanding communications, education and outreach initiative

Creates innovative programming or outreach initiative that achieves significant impact on the conservation community and builds understanding and partnerships.

Award recipients

Every year the recipient(s) of this prestigious award are celebrated during the Welcoming Dinner at Rally: The National Land Conservation Conference, with a short video featuring the organization’s conservation impact. A basic Rally registration and two Welcoming Dinner tickets are complimentary.

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Questions?

For additional information on the criteria for the National Land Trust Excellence Award, please email awards@lta.org for more information.