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legacy of trail work

Enhanced Accessibility

An inclusive community stakeholder process urged the land trust to use its legacy of trail work to benefit a wide range of community groups. As…

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couple fly fishing in the fall
© Grant Taylor, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are partnering to further the recovery of injured and disabled veterans. The collaboration holds…

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Aaron Englander

Teen Agriculture Crew (TAg Crew)

At Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) runs several agricultural programs for youth, teens and families. Teen Agriculture Crew (TAg Crew)…

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Farmers' Market
Carmille Garcia

Local Foods Coalitions

The land trust holds the easement on Rio Grande Farm Park, just four blocks from downtown Alamosa, accessible by trails along the Rio Grande. The…

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searching for Crawdad
Bluegrass Land Conservancy

Six Tips for Inspiring Youth Beyond Schools

1. Talk to parents and organizations in your community. Ask them what they are working on or what they need to enrich the lives of…

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Honoring Veterans through Conservation

The Many Rivers Chapter of the Prairie Enthusiasts in south-central Minnesota helped lead a community prairie restoration project next to the Mankato Vietnam Veterans Memorial….

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in the field
Ashley Bridge

Urban connections to farms

A local organic farm, not far from a small city where hunger is an issue, planted extra crops to help feed those in need. The…

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Kids running through the field
Fiona Hicks Photography

Nature-based summer camp

A nature-based summer camp offers full scholarships, as needed, so any child can participate. The program provides free lunch to all campers and works with…

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Veterans Park
Hawaiian Islands Land Trust

Peace park honoring Maui veterans

The Hawaiian Islands Land Trust accepted the donation of a 4.5-acre parcel near densely populated Wailuku, the county seat of Maui. The property overlooks the…

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Two kids picking veggies

Five Tips for Addressing Food and Hunger

1. Brainstorm with individuals, community organizations, local businesses and agencies on how your land trust might be able to help. Share examples of what other…

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