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North American Land Trust Plans to acquire historic Joseph Davis Tract in Delaware County

CHADDS FORD, PA – North American Land Trust (NALT) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the 16-acre historic Joseph Davis Tract in Chadds Ford, which played a role in the 1777 Battle of Brandywine and where the artist N.C. Wyeth once lived and worked. NALT President Steven Carter said the nonprofit […]

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NALT accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations and earns its Seal of Excellence

North American Land Trust (NALT) today announced that it has received the Seal of Excellence from the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) for successfully completing the association’s rigorous Standards for Excellence® accreditation program. “The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations is thrilled to welcome North American Land Trust to the family of Standards for Excellence

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Communities and Land Trusts See Golf Courses as Conservation Opportunities

Local communities and land trusts are looking at golf courses as an opportunity for land protection. It is easy to see why. Golf courses tend to encompass on average 100 acres of open space with scenic views, wildlife habitats, and waterways, often in heavily developed areas. Golf courses offer a unique opportunity for conservation as

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Brinton Run Preserve adds outdoor education and public recreation areas thanks to local Boy Scouts

Brinton Run Preserve, a 71-acre public preserve on a historic battlefield, recently benefited from the hard work and dedication of Boys Scouts from Troop 31 in Chadds Ford seeking to become Eagle Scouts. Visitors to the public preserve will now see a new outdoor classroom with a lectern and six benches at the end of

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Big Trees take Center Stage at the Gayla Conservation Area

In the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, a patchwork of gentle rolling hills and pasturelands are stitched together by hedgerows and woodlands. Towering trees border the long-rural roads that are lined with Kentucky fences, a namesake feature of the region. A strong equine culture and industry is dominant across the area, contributing to around $6.5

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NALT Expands its Conservation Work by Creating Pollinator Fields

The North American Land Trust (NALT) has been exploring several new opportunities to expand the national land trust’s charitable mission of protecting, conserving, and stewarding our natural and cultural resources. These new ventures include protecting streams, wetlands, and habitats through mitigation easements; assisting local governments to meet their conservation goals, and acquiring historic properties to

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NALT Botanist Ron Lance works with Conservation Groups and US Forest Service to Preserve Rare Oak

Most people spend their vacations reading a book on a beach, or hiking in the mountains, or visiting an interesting city. Ron Lance spends his vacation gathering acorns. Not just any old acorns. Lance, a botanist with the North American Land Trust (NALT), is collecting acorns and cuttings in conservation areas across the Southern United

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Brinton Run Preserve celebrates its one-year anniversary as a public preserve

CHADDS FORD, PA – Brinton Run Preserve is celebrating its one-year anniversary as a public preserve, a place where neighbors and visitors can hike, enjoy nature, and learn about history. The North American Land Trust (NALT) purchased the 71-acre historic site, which had been sought by developers, and opened it to the public in summer

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