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Peconic Land Trust and South Fork Land Foundation File for Accreditation with Land Trust Alliance

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July 25, 2018

The Peconic Land Trust and the South Fork Land Foundation – a supporting organization of the Peconic Land Trust – have applied for accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. 

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. As part of the process, the Land Trust Accreditation Commission 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 Peconic Land Trust and/or the South Fork Land Foundation 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-elements.
 
To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to info@landtrustaccreditation.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 Peconic Land Trust’s and/or the South Fork Land Foundation’s applications will be most useful by October 27, 2018.