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.
References in periodicals archive ?
LEVIN, A Guided Tour of the Conservation Easement Enabling Statutes, LAND TRUST ALLIANCE 42 (2010), http://www.landtrustalliance.org/ policy/cestatutesreportnoappendices.pdf.
(13.) LAND TRUST ALLIANCE, AMENDING CONSERVATION EASEMENTS: EVOLVING PRACTICES AND LEGAL PRINCIPLES 17 (2007), available at http://learningcenter.lta.org/ attached-files/0/65/6534/Amendment_Report_Final_web.pdf.
LEVIN, LAND TRUST ALLIANCE, A GUIDED TOUR OF THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT ENABLING STATUTES 7 (2010).
land trust movement: the Land Trust Alliance, The Nature Conservancy,
Frumkin and R Louv, "The Powerful Link between Conserving Land and Preserving Health," Land Trust Alliance, 2007, http://www.cnaturenet.org/resourcestools/FrumkinLouv.pdf.
Answer--According to Russell Shay, Director of Public Policy for The Land Trust Alliance, "the existence of the post-mortem option is not a substitute for good estate planning by a landowner.
Shay of the Land Trust Alliance says the farmers most likely to reap the greatest benefits are the ones under the most financial pressure to sell their properties for a nonagricultural use.
(1) According to the Land Trust Alliance's 2003 National Land Trust Census, the acreage protected by conservation easements increased 266% between 1998 and 2003, from 1,385,000 acres to 5,067,929 acres.
Voters approved 100 ballot measures during 2003, dedicating some $1.8 billon for state and local parks and open space programs, according to a study recently released by the Trust for Public Land and the Land Trust Alliance.
The Land Trust Alliance. This private agency (www.lta.org) governs multiple land trusts.
Presenting: Rand Wentworth as president of the Land Trust Alliance in Washington, DC.
One good way to begin searching for a land trust near you is by visiting the Land Trust Alliance Web page at www.lta.org and clicking on "Find a Land Trust," or call (202) 638-4725.