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Community Conservation to Air on Maine Public Television

A new documentary by Mainer Mark Ireland featuring four outstanding Maine land trusts, aptly named Community Conservation, will air twice on Maine Public Television - Thursday, May 25th, at 10pm, and Saturday, May 27th, at 11am. Watch the trailer.

Your Help Needed - Ask Your Legislators to Vote Against LD 727 and 1521

It is critical for the land trust community to stand together and let Maine legislators know that these bills aren’t fair, won’t solve the problem of rising property taxes for Maine’s residents, and would impact the good work of land trusts across the state. Read more.

Upcoming Regional Meetings & Workshops

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Featured Conservation Story

Photo: Western Foothills Land Trust

Ed Meadows Conservation Fund Grants help land trusts guide and teach

Effective signage and interpretive information is a key component of conservation land stewardship, enabling visitors to appreciate the beauty and value of the natural lands they enjoy. It can also be a key teaching opportunity. That’s the purpose behind the Ed Meadows Conservation Fund…

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Land Trust News

Two Bad Bills Threaten Maine Land Trusts

May 05, 2017

There is growing and troubling support in Augusta for two bills that would end tax exemption eligibility for land trusts in Maine: LD 727 and LD 1521 (details below). In the past, similar bills have been unanimously defeated in committee, but this week LD 727 received support from four members of the Taxation Committee.

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Your Input Needed on Land Trust Standards & Practices

July 12, 2016

The Land Trust Alliance is currently leading a collaborative process to revise Land Trust Standards and Practices to reflect changes in the legal and operational environment of the land trust community over the past 10 years.

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