We work cooperatively with local communities, landowners, businesses, and other non-profits to achieve many goals. By working with us, our partners are able to protect river banks, manage storm water, create wildlife corridors, protect habitat for migrating birds, and much, much more. We also help to create greenways and blueways, and to provide much needed open space for people to work and play. We are often an option for private landowners to preserve their family lands and achieve personal conservation goals, with some tax benefits available. We are comprised of local financial experts, tax attorneys, environmental professionals, land owners, and area residents who want to protect valuable land, both natural and agricultural.
We are not a government organization. We work cooperatively with local governments, land owners, and other such agencies as needed.
Land Trust for Louisiana is guided by the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards and Practices.;For more than 25 years the Land Trust Alliance has been working with the national conservation community.
Land Trust for Louisiana (LTL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit land conservation organization dedicated to preserving valuable natural lands in rural areas and urban communities of Louisiana through donations, purchases and conservation servitudes. We aim to protect the state’s unique natural areas so that everyone, now and forever, will have beautiful natural spaces in which to live and play, not only in the countryside but in our cities and towns as well. LTL is accredited by the national Land Trust Alliance Commission and is state certified by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
We work with community partners to create healthy and sustainable natural environments. We conserve ecosystems and landscape values in perpetuity through a variety of partnerships to preserve sensitive natural areas, farmland, ranch land, water sources, cultural resources, urban recreational areas, and notable landmarks.
“A forest is not a wilderness, but a community of souls who speak to one another on the wind.”