Mission: Dedicated to the preservation of environmentally sensitive lands, open space, and the unique character & quality of life in walworth county, wi. Glc advocates for private & public land use decisions that assure responsible growth & protection of natural & historic resources.
Programs: The geneva lake conservancy promotes land and water use policies that protect the natural environment and the quality of life in the walworth county area. The conservancy has worked diligently with developers in the planning stages of developments and is helping bring awareness to conservation subdivisions. Other than advocating its views before local government entities, the conservancy does not engage in legislative advocacy.
Geneva Lake Conservancy became an accredited land trust in August 2018, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Geneva Lake Conservancy meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Geneva Lake Conservancy 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 Geneva Lake Conservancy, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.