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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Federal Update: Good news from DC

Congress passed an omnibus appropriations bill in late March with robust funding for Washington conservation priorities. Thanks to the leadership of Washington’s congressional delegation, Congress clearly rejected the Administration’s proposed budget which had slashed funding.
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Farming Carbon in our Soils

By protecting traditional farm, land trusts protect valuable carbon sinks. Moreover, land trusts are working with landowners to improve farming and ranching stewardship practices to ultimately enhance the ability of the land to sequester carbon.
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Advisory: Abusive tax shelters

Washington’s land trusts operate at the highest degree of integrity and ethics. There is no evidence that and abusive tax shelter transaction has occurred in Washington, however, we as a community need to be aware.
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Gearing up for GiveBIG.

Join the movement this May!

Wednesday, May 9 is GiveBIG, a one-day online giving campaign to raise funds for Seattle-area nonprofits. We hope that you will join us to #GiveBIG! Your donation will support a statewide land trust movement that is organized, strong and coordinated to protect our most important places – for today and for future generations.

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