“Winnakee is proud to be an accredited land trust since 2012, and reaffirms our dedication to meeting the highest national standards for excellence and conservation permanence in our land protection practices. We are grateful to work among a network of effective and qualified partners in meeting our ambitious conservation goals to protect 10,000 acres in the next ten years by 2032.”Bob Davis, Executive Director, Winnakee Land Trust
The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Winnakee Land Trust 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.
The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Winnakee Land Trust 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 Winnakee Land Trust’s application will be most useful by March 20, 2022.