Matching Farm to Farmer

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Source: Guest post by WALT Volunteer Kaia Boonzaier

With their new online tool, PCC Farmland Trust is not only expanding opportunities for Puget Sound farmers, but also playing a crucial role in conserving and protecting Washington’s precious farmlands.
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Blues Crew Hits the Trail

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Source: Union-Bulletin

The Blues Crew, a newly formed team of Blue Mountain Land Trust volunteers, has a mission: to help the Forest Service keep Walla Walla’s trail system healthy and utilized.
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Beaches Rebound in the Sound

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Source: Guest post by WALT Volunteer Kaia Boonzaier

The removal of shoreline armor is vital for Puget Sound recovery – but new armoring is being built faster than it can be removed. Fortunately, land trusts are helping to lead the way.
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Federal Update: Good news from DC

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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

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Source: Guest post by WALT Volunteer Kaia Boonzaier

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

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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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