Land trusts operate in rural, urban, and suburban areas, protecting natural areas, wildlife habitat, coastlines, farmland, urban gardens, trails and other special places.
How do land trusts preserve land?
Land trusts use many tools to protect land, including:
- Conservation Easements
- A Bargain Sale
- Limited Development
Currently, there are over 1,600 land trusts in every state of the nation and collectively they have protected over 37 million acres of land.