Community Conservation

Asian Elders Climbing Trail Stairs

Six Tips for Engaging Elders

1. Research has documented that outdoor experiences, close to home, are important for everyone; these experiences can be even more helpful as people age and…

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building a walkway
© Sue Beach

Immersion Programs

Joshua’s Trust partners with EASTCONN, a public, nonprofit, Regional Educational Service Center, to provide a formative field experience over six to seven summer weeks building…

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Youth Summer Camp
KLT Staff

Healing from Domestic Violence

For an organization dedicated to land protection and restoration, it was both a new language and a new way of thinking. “What I mean by…

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Ian Christmann

Growing Entrepreneurs Program teaches farming and job skills

Community gardening provides neighbors with exercise, stress relief, a sense of well-being and opportunities for family time and learning new skills. The New Haven Land…

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working the hay fields

Community Supported Agriculture

Owns a 110-acre farm, farmed by local farmers with a 25-year rolling affordable land lease that was developed with assistance from Equity Trust. The previous…

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group of kids after school
© Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust

Year-Round After-School Programs, K–12

The Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust is an urban land trust operating in the City of Lowell. In 2005 it initiated an after-school program offering…

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Green Burial

Conservation and Green Burial

Alachua Conservation Trust partnered with Conservation Burial Inc. to create a natural burial ground within the land trust’s Prairie Creek Preserve. Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery…

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Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association

Accessibility Day

The land trust hosts an annual “Accessibility Day” for those who otherwise would be unable to reach the views and/or summit of the Pinnacle (part…

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kids and staff investigating the bay
© David Perry

Preparing the next generation to become good stewards

As part of its pledge to protect land in perpetuity, the Blue Ridge Land Conservancy is preparing the next generation to appreciate the environment and…

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finding critters along the shoreline

Wildlife Camps

“Babes in the Woods” meets once a month throughout the year providing age-appropriate games, crafts, stories and other activities that connect participants to the natural…

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