Nearby Land Trusts

By the numbers

United States

Land trusts have protected 61 million acres — more than all national parks. Local and state land trusts contributed to 70% of the growth in land protected since 2015.

Acres Protected


Visitors to land trust Properties


Active Land Trusts


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Gaining Ground

Local conservation has national impact

Across the country, land trusts are protecting lands close to home to improve our quality of life and the health of our local communities, while also addressing some of the greatest challenges facing our nation.

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