Speed Star 1.1411445 00A land trust is a non-profit organization that actively works to conserve and protect land by undertaking or assisting in direct land transactions, primarily the purchase or acceptance of donations of land or conservation easements.


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Land trusts work with landowners and the community to conserve land by accepting donations of land, purchasing land, negotiating private, voluntary conservation agreements on land, and stewarding conserved land through the generations to come.


Great Egret head shotLand trusts are community based, deeply connected to local needs, and well-equipped to identify land that offers the best potential for protecting critical natural habitats, as well as protecting land offering recreational, agricultural and other conservation values.