Take it outside: Land trusts help legislators connect with the land

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Meet three land trusts are working to build relationships with their elected officials by getting boots on the ground.
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Stewarding a Statewide Network

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The autumn season calls land trust staff from all over the state to make the journey to the annual Stewardship Gathering.
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Donor Profile: Anne Kroeker and Richard Leeds

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“Through WALT, we’re supporting that statewide network of success.” Learn more about why Anne and Richard are champions for Washington’s land!
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52 Week Countdown to Save LWCF Kicks off in Washington

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Washington’s own Senator Maria Cantwell joined colleagues today in D.C. to double down on the effort to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before it expires in one year.
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Keeping Farmers on Farmland: pursuing creative strategies to protect working lands

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Land trusts like South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust are using creative ways to support beginning farmers and their rural communities.
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Welcoming Inland Northwest Land Conservancy’s New ED

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The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy recently welcomed David Schaub as their new​ ​Executive Director. An outdoorsman with deep ties to Spokane, Dave has the ideal combination of qualifications and experience: conservation, education, and business.
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Zylstra Lake among Projects Affected by Lack of State Capital Budget

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Source: San Juan Preservation Trust

Communities across Washington are still waiting with bated breath hoping that the state legislature will pass a capital budget. San Juan Preservation Trust’s Zylstra Lake Preserve is just one of many projects that have been affected by the lack of budget.
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Advocating for Farm Bill Conservation Programs

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Our priorities are to protect conservation funding through ACEP and RCPP & to make these easement programs more accessible for land trusts and landowners.
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Convening the Conversation around Community Forests

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Source: Authored by Jefferson Land Trust & WALT

This August, Jefferson Land Trust and Sustainable Northwest hosted a tour of Jefferson Land Trust’s Chimacum Ridge Community Forest – an amazing example of how community forests are forging the way for community conservation.
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Washington Outdoor Recreation Boasts $7.6 Billion in Annual Wages and Salaries

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In July, the Outdoor Industry Association released its Outdoor Recreation Economy Report for all 50 states. As for Washington, our outdoor industry simply can’t be beat.
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