Advance your mission with a Land Trust Alliance membership. Our member benefits will save you time and money, helping you invest more in your organization.
Land trusts came together to form the Land Trust Alliance in 1982 to do the things that no one organization can do on its own.
Things like leading nationwide advocacy. Setting standards to ensure land trust excellence and earn the public’s trust. Providing insurance for easement defense. We also empower land conservation organizations to do more as their people become more skilled, connected and inspired. We train thousands of people every year. We develop leaders and catalyze partnerships. We share success stories and equip land trusts for accreditation. How do you want to grow your organization? Learn about the benefits of land trust and affiliate membership below.
We provide the staff, board members and volunteers of our member organizations with standards, training and expertise so you have what you need to run and advance your organization.
The Alliance's regional staff are placed strategically across the country to provide local support and training that helps develop networks, empower change and grow conservation impact in every corner of the country. Their support ranges in size and scope, from deep investment in organizational leadership to simply offering a sympathetic ear.
Altogether over 40 years, these individual investments of time, energy and caring have added up to profound and often community-wide impacts.
The Alliance's regional staff are placed strategically across the country to provide region-specific support and training.Find your region
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In 2011, the Land Trust Alliance created Terrafirma, a charitable risk pool only for land trusts to insure them against the legal costs of safeguarding conservation. Terrafirma is owned exclusively by its 545 land trust members, and as of 2022, has insured 10 million acres of conserved land.
Land Trust Alliance land trust members are eligible to join this unique safety net for legal expenses so that they have the confidence and capability to uphold conservation in perpetuity.
The Land Trust Alliance works with our members and partners to collectively advocate on behalf of land conservation. Together we’ve enacted key reforms, including:
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