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Land Trusts Celebrate Recent Landmark Climate Change Legislation

This month, land trusts across the nation had reason to celebrate as the U.S. Congress passed the $368 billion Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, also known as the Climate Bill and the Build Back Better Bill. This landmark legislation represents the largest-ever federal investment in climate action, and underscores the essential role land conservation can […]

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Thank You, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer!

The Land Trust thanks U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer for cosponsoring the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act, which is designed to halt the abuse of conservation donations. “The land trust movement as a whole has been pushing for the changes outlined in this bipartisan legislation for a long time,” says Richard Tucker, Executive Director of […]

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