Mission: Acquire land and easements to preserve and enhance the open lands, forests, water resources, scenic areas and historical sights of the woodstock, ny area. Steward protected lands and offer educational programs and events regarding nature appreciation.
Programs: Education & outreach:the organization offers education programs and outreach events, especially for children and families, which helps bring people back on the land and builds awareness and appreciation for the natural world.
land stewardship:land stewardship includes all aspects of the organization's management of a property after acquisition, including fee-owned land management and maintenance and conservation easement monitoring, landowner relations, recordkeeping, management of stewardship funds, and enforcement and defense.
land protection:the organization protects land by acquiring property through fee-ownership and through the granting of conservation easements by private or government landowners.
Woodstock Land Conservancy became an accredited land trust in July 2017, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Woodstock Land Conservancy meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Woodstock Land 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 Woodstock Land Conservancy, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.