The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Catawba Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.
The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. Accreditation is important to the Conservancy because it is a mark of distinction that demonstrates our adherence to rigorous quality standards and provides assurance to our partners and supporters that we can be counted on to follow the highest ethical standards in working to permanently conserve important natural spaces and working lands.
The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Catawba Lands Conservancy complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/indicator-practices.
To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
Comments on Catawba Lands Conservancy’s application will be most useful by September 15, 2019.