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The growth of land trusts:2000 to 2010                       3/5/2013
Location of conservation easements                Source: National Conservation Easement Database   3/5/2013   2
Conservation easements in Colorado                Source: National Conservation Easement Database   3/5/2013   3
Conservation easements in Montana                Source: National Conservation Easement Database   3/5/2013   4
Acres protected by land trusts is increasing                              18                                              ...
Easements are most common form of protection           18           16           14           12           10             ...
Number of land trusts in 2010                    Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   7
Change in number of land trusts: 2000 to 2010                    Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   8
Cumulative acres conserved by land trusts in 2010                    Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   9
Portion of each state conserved by land trusts                     Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   10
Change in acres conserved: 2000 to 2010                    Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   11
Land trust accreditation is growing140             Number of accredited land trusts120100 80 60 40 20 0       2008        ...
Acres protected by accreditation of land trust        50        45               Protected by                     accredit...
Number of land trusts accredited by 2010                    Source: Land Trust Alliance   3/5/2013   14
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The growth of land trusts: 2000 to 2010

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In this EcoWest.org presentation, I share findings from the Land Trust Alliance census. Some 47 million acres are protected by land trusts, up more than 100 percent since 2000.

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The growth of land trusts: 2000 to 2010

  1. 1. The growth of land trusts:2000 to 2010 3/5/2013
  2. 2. Location of conservation easements Source: National Conservation Easement Database 3/5/2013 2
  3. 3. Conservation easements in Colorado Source: National Conservation Easement Database 3/5/2013 3
  4. 4. Conservation easements in Montana Source: National Conservation Easement Database 3/5/2013 4
  5. 5. Acres protected by land trusts is increasing 18 Total Acres Protected 16 Acres Under Easement Acres Owned 14Millions of acres protected 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 5
  6. 6. Easements are most common form of protection 18 16 14 12 10 Acquired, reconveMillions yed, otherof acres 8 Under easement 6 Owned 4 2 0 2000 2005 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 6
  7. 7. Number of land trusts in 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 7
  8. 8. Change in number of land trusts: 2000 to 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 8
  9. 9. Cumulative acres conserved by land trusts in 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 9
  10. 10. Portion of each state conserved by land trusts Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 10
  11. 11. Change in acres conserved: 2000 to 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 11
  12. 12. Land trust accreditation is growing140 Number of accredited land trusts120100 80 60 40 20 0 2008 2009 2010 2011 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 12
  13. 13. Acres protected by accreditation of land trust 50 45 Protected by accredited land trusts 40 35 30 Protected by non- accredited land trustsMillionsof acres 25 20 15 10 Protected by The Nature Conservancy (current applicant) 5 0 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 13
  14. 14. Number of land trusts accredited by 2010 Source: Land Trust Alliance 3/5/2013 14
  15. 15. Download more slides and other resources ecowest.org 3/5/2013 15

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