Mission: Three valley conservation trust partners with people and communities to conserve the natural environment and cultural heritage of our service area for the well-being of future generations.
Programs: Three valley conservation trust (tvct) works with land owners to permanently protect their land while maintaining private ownership through conservation and agricultural easements. The trust also monitors these easements (land stewardship). In 2014, tvct facilitated the approval and funding of 14 new easements. Tvct holds 163 easements as of the end of 2014, which protect 19,042 acres of land in 4 ohio counties and 1 indiana county.
the trust works with citizens and governments to create land use and watershed protection policies to make it easier for landowners to choose to protect their family's land.
Three Valley Conservation Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Three Valley Conservation Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Three Valley Conservation Trust has 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 their 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. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.