But they all have one thing in common — they love their land.
Whether your family has been farming or ranching for generations, your land is home to endangered wildlife, or it has important water resources, land trusts are here to partner with landowners who desire to see their land protected forever.
Conserving private land is the key to addressing society’s most challenging issues — from habitat loss and the climate crisis to social inequities and rising health problems.
It strengthens local communities and is our nation’s best and perhaps only hope for securing the critical public benefits provided by natural and working lands, such as clean water and air, habitat for plants and animals and healthy, local food.
Landowners are at the heart of making it all possible.
Protecting your land matters.
When you conserve your land, you are:
Read inspiring stories about why landowners choose to conserve their land.
If you believe conservation is right for you and your land, there is a local land trust in your area that can help.