Uniting Washington land trusts for our land and future

The Washington Association of Land Trusts (WALT) is a collective voice for our state’s land conservation organizations. Together, we work to protect the lands and waters that define our Northwest way of life.

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Case Studies: Conservation & Affordability of Working Land

This 2015 report by California FarmLink share nine case studies of how land trusts and other conservation groups are working to protect agricultural land by promoting secure tenure for the farmers and ranchers who steward them. PDF: Conservation and Affordability
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Alternative Ownership Models for Conserved Farmland - Model Lease & Easement Documents

These model lease and model easement documents, developed by Equity Trust, are alternative ownership models designed to keep farms affordable for farmers and producing food for their communities.
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Conservation 2.0: How Land Trusts can Protect America's Working Farms

This report by the National Young Farmers Coalition calls on land trusts and public and private funders to adopt and incentivize new conservation easements that keep land affordable for working farmers.
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RSVP for Land Trust Lobby Day 2018

Olympia needs to hear your voice!

Join your fellow land trust leaders in Olympia on Thursday, February 15th to advocate for our legislative priorities and to educate your legislators about the vital work of your land trust. Land trust staff, board members, and landowners are encouraged to attend.
RSVP today for Land Trust Lobby Day 2018!

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