Conservation Changing Lives: Empowering You

“Judy’s coaching has transformed how I work. She empowered me to get out of my own head and into the hearts of donors with strategy, science, and empathy”

Emy RoyceCommunications Director
Bitter Root Land Trust

Areas of focus

  • Inclusive conservation, Ambassador Lands
  • Communications to inspire and connect
  • Community-based fundraising
  • Programs that change lives and inspire
  • Climate change
  • Executive coaching
  • Strategic planning

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Interested in climate change, conservation, and what you can do?

My twice-monthly e-News provides articles, commentary, and research with tips on communication, impact, and what land trusts and conservation groups are doing to slow down climate change.

Recent Climate Change & Conservation e-News stories


We're halfway there; Montana joins U.S. Climate Alliance

American Farmland Trust is ramping up its climate communication—and it's worth following

August 2019

Last week, Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced his commitment to join the US Climate Alliance (USCA), bringing the total to 25 states who have made the pledge since the Alliance was formed just two years ago.

With Montana’s addition, the USCA now represents 55% of the U.S. population, an $11.7 trillion economy, and 40% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions...


Climate change is choking the Atlantic Ocean to death: 'It's losing the oxygen that is vital to life.'

July 2019

A scientist leading a health check of the Earth's second largest ocean has warned that the Atlantic could run out of breath.

Over the course of four years, an international team of researchers from countries which border the Atlantic Ocean will investigate how climate change as well as industries such as fishing, mining, and oil and gas extraction affect the expanse of water. They will also look for refuges where animals appear able to survive, BBC News reported...

"Judy’s climate e-News provides land trusts help and hope in dealing with climate change."

Carol Abrahamzon, Executive Director
Mississippi Valley Conservancy

Community Conservation Spotlights

Are you looking for inspiration? Check out this community conservation series featuring land trusts from across the country, developed in partnership with the Land Trust Alliance.

Judy Anderson portrait

Community Consultants snapshot

Judy Anderson of Community Consultants has worked in the land trust sector for over 25 years. Judy currently assists nonprofit organizations on practical strategic conservation initiatives, incorporating local communities, climate change, governance, communications, and community-based fundraising strategies.

"Speed coaching [short-term coaching] with Judy was incredibly productive for our land trust. She guided us to adjust our approach to communications and begin reworking our materials, with great results."

Janet Milkman, Executive Director
Barnstable Land Trust