News

Articles featuring bird conservation and land trusts will be posted here, as they become available.

  • eNews October 2020

    In this issue we announce the 2020 Land Trust Small Grant awardees and invite you to attend a webinar through the Land Trust Alliance public series titled: The Power of Birds to Amplify Conservation, Stewardship and Community Outreach.

  • 2020 Small Grants Awarded!

    Read the press release about the nine, exciting projects awarded land trust small grants in 2020.

  • eNews April 2020

    In this issue, we introduce free bird resources, outline steps land trusts can take to help curb bird declines, and provide an update on exciting eBird science products. We also highlight a new birdwatching course and a great educational video from a land trust partner, plus invite readers to participate in Global Big Day and share success stories involving private land and bird conservation.

  • 3 Billion Birds Gone – land trusts can help curb declines

    Bird populations have undergone a dramatic decline since 1970, but land trusts can play a critical role in their recovery effort through stewardship and protection of private lands. Read about steps land trusts can take to help curb the declines in a feature article from the spring issue of Saving Land Magazine.

  • eNews January 2020

    We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 request for proposals for the Land Trust Small Grant Program. Included in this eNewsletter is a list of the application questions.

  • eNews December 2019

    In this edition, we announce the upcoming RFP for the Land Trust Small Grant Program and highlight two useful resources for land trusts – the North American Bird Conservation Initiative bird relevancy toolkit and the Aldo Leopold Foundation’s land ethic…

  • eNews October 2019

    In this edition, we highlight America’s birds in crisis and how land trusts can help, bird habitats on private lands, and the 2019 Land Trust Small Grant awardees. We also feature two resources and success stories that we feel will…

  • eNews January 2019

    We are excited to announce the 2019 request for proposals for the Cornell Small Grant Program for land trusts! Applicants can apply for $5,000 or $20,000 in funds to be used over a 1-year grant cycle. Applications are due: March 1, 2019.

  • eNews December 2018

    In this edition of Bird Conservation for Land Trusts eNews, we highlight the expansion of the land trust small grant program, the new Northeast Bird Habitat Conservation Initiative, and the eBird Status and Trends website.

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    eNews October 2018

    In this issue, we showcase the exciting work of our 2018 Land Trust Small Grant awardees and feature the expansion of the Merlin App, a birding resource that will be useful to land trusts when trying to incorporate bird conservation into stewardship…

  • eNews January 2018

    We are excited to announce the 2018 request for proposals for the Cornell Small Grant Program for land trusts! Applicants can apply for up to $5,000 in funds to be used over a 1-year grant cycle. Applications are due: March 1, 2018.

  • eNews November 2017

    Read about the Land Trusts and Birds workshop at Rally, the land trusts who were awarded funding through the inaugural small grants program, and receive an update about the 2018 small grants RFP.