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Practice 12C: Inspecting Land Trust Properties

Posted 2017 Updated March 21, 2023
Land Trust Alliance
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This guidance covers Practice 12C, which includes three elements:

  1. Determine the boundaries of land trust properties and physically mark them to the extent possible or necessary

  2. ⬤ Inspect properties at least once per calendar year for potential management problems and promptly document the inspection

  3. ⬤ Address management problems, including encroachments, trespass and other ownership challenges, in an appropriate and timely manner and document the actions taken

Accreditation indicator element | ■ Terrafirma enrollment prerequisite | ▲ Required for both

March 2023 update: Added accreditation requirement on frequency of on-the-ground monitoring under Practice Element 12C2