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

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Climate Change & Conservation

Snippets • Thoughts • News

The goal of this climate e-News is to provide a variety of articles and observations focusing on the impact of, and solutions to, climate change with a focus on mitigation (slowing down climate change).

Maine coast fog

Land Trusts Taking Action

Conservation & Climate Change

Land trusts across the country are recognizing that slowing down climate change is part of their commitment to long-term conservation and to their communities. Their approach varies depending on their work, perspective, capacity and mission. This e-News features land trusts in climate action.

A Call to Action for Land Conservation in America

A Call to Action

for Land Conservation in America

October 17, 2019 Rally: The National Land Conservation in Raleigh, N.C.
By Andrew J. Bowman, president & CEO of the Land Trust Alliance

Let’s first examine the role that land conservation can play in mitigating climate change, both by preventing the conversion of intact natural lands and through land management practices, such as reforestation and active soil management on working lands.

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Driftless Conservancy

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Continental Divide Trail Coalition