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Saving Land, Summer 2023 (Vol. 42 No. 3)

Posted March 20, 2023
About This Saving Land

The summer 2023 edition of Saving Land highlights Terrafirma's 10 year anniversary of helping land trusts manage risk and keep land protected, a carbon financing project being piloted in Maine and how we're uniting land trusts to advocate for the best possible 2023 Farm Bill.

5 From the President

On being bold.

6 Conservation News

An interfaith partnership to reduce stormwater runoff, youth help revive a creek and more.

10 Capitol Connections

Carrying the spirit of Advocacy Days forward.

12 Voiced

Biodiversity warrior.

14 The Carbon Pathway

A Land Trust Alliance pilot program opens the door to carbon financing for two land trusts in Maine.

20 Farm Bill 2023

Another reauthorization cycle of the Farm Bill is ramping up, putting a spotlight on the largest source of federal funding for private land conservation.

24 Land We Love

Return to summer camp.

26 Tribute to Terrafirma

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Terrafirma, a one-of-a-kind insurance program that helps land trusts defend their conserved lands.

31 Safeguarding Conservation

Who let the dogs out?

32 Fundraising Wisdom

Where does the money go in environmental grantmaking?

34 Resources & Tools

Share your story of disability and nature.

36 People & Places

Natural burial is a conservation strategy.

38 Accreditation Corner

The new seven-year accreditation term.