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Learn More About Land Conservation
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Preserving Family Lands
Preserving Family Lands, Steve Small

Find a Land Trust in your area
Land Trust Alliance

Saving Land For Horses
Equestrian Land Conservation Resource

Find an Attorney
To find an attorney familiar with land protection
visit the Land Trust Alliance.
Preserving Family Lands
, Steve Small

Websites for Advisors to Landowners
Open Space Protection Collaborative

Programs to Preserve Forest Land
Forest Legacy Program

National Fund to Purchase and Preserve Land
Land and Water Conservation Fund

Government Agencies: Help for Landowners
USDA/Natural Resource Conservation Service
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Wetlands Assistance
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Community Supported Agriculture
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Services for Municipalities and Landowners
American Farmland Trust
Farmland Information Center
Private Landowner Network
Natural Lands Trust
Greener Prospects, Randall Arendt

Links to Land Conservation Organizations

Highland Equestrian Conservancy
Highland Land Conservancy
Leelanau Conservancy
Little Traverse Conservancy
Sporting Lands Alliance

Western Reserve Conservancy
Vermont Land Trust
Chelan-Douglas Land Trust
Gathering Waters

Watershed Organizations
Huron River Watershed Council (MI)

Corporation for the Northern Rockies
Land Trust Alliance
The Conservation Fund
Wildlife Land Trust

Advocacy Groups
10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania

Renewable Energy
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association

Thinking about Farming? Farm Your Backyard!

Community Supported Agriculture
Local Harvest

Native plants, wetlands and habitat restoration


Links to Nature Centers
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute (MI)

Sustainable Living
Pure Alternatives

Green Sustainable Building
Assn. of Energy and Environmental Real Estate Prof.

Green Building Moves Outdoors
The Sustainable Sites Initiative

Conservation Friendly Homebuilders
Dreamwork Builders

New Urbanism
Congress for the New Urbanism

Publications for Local Governments
Filling the Gaps: Environmental Protection Options for Local Governments

Cost of Community Service Studies and Taxes
Cost of Community Service Studies dismiss the myth: "new residential development is good for the tax base"

Conservation Ballot Measures

Carl R. Sams II Photography
Jeff Caverly
Whisper in the Woods

Help stop cruel bear baiting

WSPA General Banner - Bear

Last but not least, a site dear to our hearts! Our mascot Teddy is a Wire Hair Fox Terrier. These dogs love the land. This link is in memory of Schoike, a dear Wire Hair Fox Terrier who passed away and loved to hike the fields and forests with his proud owner, LandChoices' founder Kirt Manecke.
Wire Fox Rescue

Exchange Links With Us
For information on a link exchange program, please contact Kirt Manecke at .

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Conservation Subdivisions
Sugar Creek Preserve (WI)
Tryon Farm (IN)
Centerville (FL)
Garnet Oaks (PA)
Serenbe (GA)
Cedar Valley Ridge (MI)
Thorntree Commons (MI)

The Woodson Place (TX)
Hidden Creek at Darby (OH)
Prairie Crossing (IL)
Jackson Meadow
Cloverdale Farm (MN)
Fields of St. Croix (MN)
Case Study:
Fields of St. Croix

Minnesota Land Trust
(list of projects)
Mineral Springs (PDF)
Wild Meadows (PDF)
Hunter's Ridge (PDF)
Windsor Park (PDF)
Conservation Design Booklet
PDF's courtesy MN Land Trust

Conservation Subdivision Design Resources
Greener Prospects, Randall Arendt
Heritage Green
Savage Green Development
Green Space Design
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Qroe Farm

Bed and Breakfasts
Visit Sugar Creek Preserve, a conservation subdivision near Lake Geneva, WI. Stay at the Golden Oaks Mansion

Visit Tryon Farm, a conservation community in Michigan City, IN. Stay at
Tryon Farm Guest House

Saving Boy Scout Camps

Sustainable Purchasing
Big Green Purse
In Women We Trust

Green Banks
First Green Bank (FL)

NOTE: While we may not agree with everything in the The Story of Stuff (below), it ties into how we waste land and natural resources. We feel it's message of over consumption and the importance of buying local, from family farms and downtown merchants, is important.

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