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Saving Land, Winter 2024 (Vol. 43 No. 1)

Posted December 6, 2023
Source
Land Trust Alliance
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.

12 Voiced

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?