land trusts http://wamc.org en Columbia County Outdoors: A Guide to Recreational Areas in Columbia County http://wamc.org/post/columbia-county-outdoors-guide-recreational-areas-columbia-county <p>Thomas Crowell, Director of Outreach and Resource Development for the <a href="http://www.clctrust.org">Columbia Land Conservancy</a> and Sheldon Evans, a Columbia Land Conservancy Trustee and the author of <em>Columbia County Outdoors: A Guide to Recreational Areas in Columbia County</em>, join us to talk about the book and the CLC&#39;s work.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:35:57 +0000 Ray Graf 41532 at http://wamc.org Columbia County Outdoors: A Guide to Recreational Areas in Columbia County Coming Soon: Insurance For Land Trusts http://wamc.org/post/coming-soon-insurance-land-trusts <div><p>Land Trusts soon will be able to purchase insurance aimed at assisting enforcement of easements. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.</p><br /><p>A land trust is a nonprofit organization that, as all or part of its mission, actively works to conserve land by undertaking or assisting in land or conservation easement acquisition, or by its stewardship of such land or easements.</p><p>The Land Trust Alliance out of Washington DC claims there are 1700 land trusts that have more than 100,000 volunteers and 5 million members.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 16:25:29 +0000 Dave Lucas 40058 at http://wamc.org