About This Saving Land
The Winter 2024 issue of Saving Land discusses why land trusts are pivotal to the implementation of natural climate solutions, highlights how land trusts and Indigenous peoples can be in better relationship with each other and introduces the new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Framework and Resources for Change.
5 From the President
We must do better.
6 Conservation News
Transforming a parking lot into an outdoor classroom, giving new farmers a boost and more.
10 Capitol Connections
Finding hope during trying times.
Add an “A” for accessibility.
14 Land Conservation Is Climate Action
The prospects of the world staying below critical temperature thresholds are diminishing rapidly. It is time to aggressively implement an “all of the above” plan for mitigating climate change, and land trusts are leading the way on a critical strategy: natural climate solutions.
22 Land We Love
A sunset kayak in wintry waters.
24 Truth, Healing and Reconciliation
Indigenous knowledge of how to be in stewardship of land is essential to the survival of human beings everywhere. For land trusts and Indigenous peoples to be in better relationship with each other, we will have to overcome differences and navigate bumps on the path forward.
28 Board Matters
How to cultivate a thriving remote work environment.
30 Fundraising Wisdom
Bring a little magic to your outreach strategies.
33 Safeguarding Conservation
Watch out for these new trends.
34 Resources & Tools
Introducing the new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Framework and Resources for Change.
36 People & Places
Celebrating tomorrow’s leaders.
38 Accreditation Corner
Rally answers the question, why accreditation?
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