What do we look for in Gaining Ground stories?

  • How land trusts provide better quality of life, stronger communities and a healthier planet by working to keep our open spaces open. 

  • How land trusts improve our physical and mental health.

  • How land trusts protect essential habitats for plants and animals.

  • How land trusts ensure that all Americans, regardless of race, culture, income or ability, have access to the benefits of nature.

  • How land trusts can reduce the impacts of climate change.

  • What events land trusts are hosting for their communities.

What will we do with this information?

If we are interested in featuring your submission, we will reach out to you by email and discuss which media channels we think your story is best suited for, such as promoting over our social media accounts, featuring it on our blog or as part of our Gaining Ground email campaign.

Examples of previously posted land trust stories

Submit your story

You can share stories that already have been covered on your website, social media or elsewhere, or share a story that hasn't been published yet.

If you'd like to submit more than three photos, please contact communications@lta.org.