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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Grasslands may trump forests at carbon storage in a warming world

by Morgan Erickson-Davis, Monga Bay A new study finds grasslands can be more effective than forests at storing carbon in places prone to drought and wildfire – a condition likely to worsen in many parts
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Creating Community Wealth: Debt as a Tool for Conservation

Many land trusts are adapting the tools of the financial marketplace—tools that we use for business and personal success every day—to proactively protect parks, natural areas, forests, farms, and trails for the benefit of all.
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Palouse Land Trust Welcomes New Executive Director

With over 11 years of involvement in local conservation, Lovina Englund brings expertise, energy, and passion to her new role as ED of Palouse Land Trust.
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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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