Current Events

October 14, 2018

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JAMCC 2018
Polo Match

October 14, 2018

11:30am to 4:30 pm

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Updates

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Project Highlight

Bayou Grand Coteau is the conservation easement held by Land Trust for Louisiana on a former sugarcane plantation known as Cypress Knee Farm. Read all about it here!!

Justin Addison Memorial Conservation Cup 2018

Come out and join us for a Delightful Afternoon enjoying a Polo Match, Buffet Lunch, Live & Silent Auctions and Music by the Regg Sanders Jazz Ensemble. Visit our Events Page to learn more!

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  • Silent Auction Donation

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Land Trust for Louisiana: Who We Are

Louisiana is often referred to as Sportsman’s Paradise because of its beautiful rural countryside and rich ecosystems that provide vast opportunities for hunting and fishing and natural hurricane protection for our urban areas.
But our Sportsman’s Paradise is rapidly vanishing in the face of coastal land loss and ever-increasing development.

Land Trust for Louisiana (LTL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit land conservation organization.

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 who want 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 natural and agricultural lands.

We are not a government organization. – We work cooperatively with governments, land-owners, and other such agencies as needed.

LTL is accredited by the national Land Trust Alliance Commission and is state certified by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. Land Trust for Louisiana is guided by the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards and Practices.

 

“I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.”

— ― Louise Dickinson Rich
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Forests and Natural Areas

Land Trust for Louisiana protects and restores plants, animals, and natural communities on high quality natural areas. We also help protect working forests and other forestland that provides scenic value, recreational access, water quality improvements and other benefits that society depends on. The Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve is one such example. 
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Urban Green Space

Land Trust for Louisiana works with partners in urban areas to preserve and maintain green spaces for recreation, water management, and other urban uses. These special places offer respite for many city residents and families who might otherwise not have a connection to nature. Learn more about our water management project in the Broadmoor neighborhood in New Orleans.
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Freshwater and Coastal Resources

Louisiana is a water-rich state with an amazing number of rivers, streams, lakes and other water resources that are used for a variety of purposes and enjoyed by its residents. One way that the Land Trust for Louisiana has been involved in our freshwater conservation is through our Blueways Partnership with St. Tammany Parish. We are also working with partners at the New Orleans Land Bridge to conserve and restore coastal marshes that are a critical last line of defense against storm surge entering Lake Pontchartrain.. 
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Farmland

Louisiana’s agricultural lands are essential to supporting our economy and perpetuating our culture and way of life. Farmland in some parts of our state is particularly vulnerable to development pressures that cause land to be turned over to other uses, degrading natural resources, local economies, and community unity. Land Trust for Louisiana works closely with landowners to help ensure the preservation of farmland.
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