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Adirondack Land Trust Inc

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Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: The Adirondack Land Trust protects working farms, forests, undeveloped shorelines, scenic vistas, and lands and waters contributing to the quality of life of our communities as well as the wilderness and rural character of the Adirondacks.

Results: 24,194 acres protected

Programs: The Adirondack Land Trust purchases in fee, and accepts donations of, land and easements for conservation. These land tracts and easements are used in support of the organization's exempt purpose of encouraging and assisting efforts to conserve, maintain, and enhance the physical and aesthetic environment, natural resources, and sustainable economy of the Adirondack region of northern New York State.

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Adirondack Land Trust became an accredited land trust February 2019, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Adirondack Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Adirondack Land Trust demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate the commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. To learn more about land trust accreditation and the current accreditation status of Adirondack Land Trust, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.