Land Trusts

Ole Amundsen discusses the Central Indiana Land Trust's recent work in proactive land use planning, signaling a broader change in the way land trusts are doing business.
Apr 27, 2012   APA - Sustaining Places Blog
Land trust have been able to increase their holds during the last five years. Lower land prices and conservation easements on working ranches and farms have enabled greater conservation efforts.
Dec 16, 2011   High Country News
This piece from <em>Miller-McCune</em> looks at the conservation easement and explains how the legal device is being used to protect land and prevent sprawl.
Jan 22, 2010   Miller-McCune
Preservation groups and land trusts are beneficiaries of the economic recession, as prices on land have dropped low enough for many to buy up land for conservation purposes.
Jan 3, 2010   The New York Times
When a nonprofit conservancy dissolves, their land trusts go into limbo, calling the restrictions on development into question.
Dec 21, 2009   High Country News
The U.S. Government has agreed to a settlement of $3.4 billion for failing to pay royalties on mineral and grazing leases to Native Americans.
Dec 10, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
Richard Louv proposes that local groups use the land trust model to create small public spaces, or what he calls "button parks."
Nov 30, 2009   Citiwire.net