Land Trust Alliance


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Land Trust Alliance

An association of hundreds of local land trusts, dedicated to preserving open space and natural habitat in the United States.

Land Trust Alliance (LTA)

Address:1331 H St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 200054734

Phone:202-638-4725
Fax:202-638-4730
Web: www.lta.org
Established: 1982. Description:Promotes voluntary land conservation and protects important land resources for public benefit. Ensures that land trusts have the information, skills, and resources they need to save land. Members: 1,300. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Exchange (quarterly); free to members. Landscape (quarterly); free to members and $35 for nonmembers.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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LEVIN, A Guided Tour of the Conservation Easement Enabling Statutes, LAND TRUST ALLIANCE 42 (2010), http://www.
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LEVIN, LAND TRUST ALLIANCE, A GUIDED TOUR OF THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT ENABLING STATUTES 7 (2010).
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Hocker now directs the Land Trust Alliance, a national organization that offers advice, support, and resources to both new and established land trusts.