Our Conservation Partners
Partner Advocacy Organizations and Coalitions:
New Hampshire Land Trust Coalition: supporting and advocating for land trusts in the state of New Hampshire. Founding partner/member.
Maine Land Trust Network: supporting and advocating for land trusts in Maine, a program of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
Land Trust Alliance: supporting land trusts nationwide. USVLT has adopted the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards & Practices.
Our Land Trust Neighbors and Partners:
Greater Lovell Land Trust: Our neighbor to the northeast
Loon Echo Land Trust: Our neighbor to the east
Green Mountain Conservation Group: Our neighbor to the south, with a strong focus on water quality and aquifer protection
White Mountain National Forest: Our neighbor to the north and west
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests: Statewide Land Trust in NH
The Nature Conservancy: National organization with chapters in both ME & NH
Trust for Public Land: National organization with a regional chapter
Each land trust project brings a diverse array of potential funders to the table – from federal programs to local charitable foundations. USVLT has received consistent support from these governmental programs:
Environmental Education and Land Stewardship Links:
Tin Mountain Conservation Center: Our environmental education partner in the greater Mount Washington Valley
Backyard Environmental Education: Definition and basic terminology
UNH Cooperative Extension: Landowner resources & land use management education
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs: Cost-share stewardship programs for landowners