By Richard Brewer
Land trusts, or conservancies, guard land via possessing it. This version of saving land by means of deepest motion has turn into dominant basically because the Nineteen Eighties and this publication bargains an entire therapy of the united states land belief move as a vital characteristic of present efforts to guard the surroundings.
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Badè, one of the long-time operational leaders of the Sierra Club. An executive secretary had been hired, Newton B. Drury. ”40 This is the essence of a land trust. However, the Save-the-Redwoods League also has often engaged in advocacy, mostly privately rather than publicly, through its ofﬁcers and wealthy supporters pressing governmental agencies to buy land or support favorable legislation. The League has been highly successful. 41 Most of the land has been turned over to one or another of the state redwood parks.
The Savannas Wilderness Trust (Florida) seems no longer to be in business. 70 The Land Trust Movement A case can be made that, despite the nineteenth century beginning of the Trustees of Reservations and the decades of successful land protection by several dozen trusts, the real beginning of the land trust “movement” was in 1981. Not until then were many of the individual organizations aware that other people, elsewhere, were doing the same thing, and not until then did machinery exist for social learning—for one trust to proﬁt from the trials and errors and successes of another.
No money grubbing skinﬂint . . can ever acquire this top and then put up a toll gate to charge admission to what he the same as stole from God. . ”50 Besides being a good statement of what land trusts do, the words express the very American sense of obligation to protect nature’s wonders and keep them accessible to the public. In 1987, after a complicated history, the group incorporated as the Highlands Land Trust, with fairly standard land preservation aims. OURS Development through the Post–World War II Period Only a few more land trusts were formed in the early decades of the twentieth century.