San Isabel seeks public input on reaccreditation

San Isabel Land Protection Trust, among the first land trusts in Colorado to be nationally accredited, is pleased to announce that it is seeking its second, five-year reaccreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.

 

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Part of the reaccreditation process seeks public input on how San Isabel complies with the accreditation program’s standards, which address the ethical and technical operations of a land trust. The full list of standards can be found at http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/indicator-practices. The land trust invites members of the public to tell the Accreditation Commission what they think.

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Comments also may 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 San Isabel’s application will be most helpful if received by April 15.

Since 1995, San Isabel has protected 40,771 acres in Custer, Fremont, Huerfano and Pueblo counties. We thank the community for its long-standing support of San Isabel and our work to ensure this region remains wild and beautiful, with abundant wildlife, productive agriculture, flowing water and thriving rural communities.

Janet Smith

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