Issue Area: Land Use Policy

Allegheny County Land Conservation Center

Maryland is home to over fifty local land trusts. Land trusts are not-for-profit corporations designed to protect land from development, using conservation easements, gifts or purchases of land, limited development, conservation buyers, or promotion of existing local, state, or Federal easement programs. The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) assists citizen groups …

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Allegheny Valley Land Trust

Mission: Our mission is to convert abandoned railroad right-of-ways into trails for public use, thereby providing opportunities for outdoor recreation. This project will maintain the integrity of the corridor for future transportation use while acting as an economic stimulus for the area communities

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Alliance for Metropolitan Stability

The Alliance for Metropolitan Stability is a coalition that links faith-based, social justice, and environmental communities together to address issues of land-use, economic development, affordable housing, transit, and the environmental consequences of sprawling growth. We work to involve citizens in local, regional, & state policy decisions.

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Alliance for the Great Lakes

Our programs focus on * Water Quality: eliminating toxic and bacterial pollution, which cause beach closings * Water Conservation: promoting sustainable water use to keep the Great Lakes great * Habitat Recovery: restoring and enhancing habitat, especially in urban areas, and eliminating invasive species * Land Use: protecting lands that …

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Allotments Regeneration Initiative ARI

The Allotments Regeneration Initiative [ARI] is a partnership between the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners [NSALG] and the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens [FCFCG], funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. To date £800,000 of funding has been made available to promote allotments regeneration. ARI aims to …

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AMD&ART is a new community enhancement initiative that brings broad public participation to the design and construction of AMD treatment systems and the creation of enjoyable, educational, park-like community landscapes. We believe that AMD is not only an environmental problem but is also a complex cultural issue that can only …

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American Farmland Trust AFT Agriculture Conservation Innovation Center

Founded in 1980 by a group of farmers and conservationists concerned about the rapid loss of the nation’s farmland to development, American Farmland Trust (AFT) is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting our nation’s strategic agricultural resources. Working with farmers and ranchers, political leaders and community activists, AFT has …

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American Indian Movement – Grand Governing Council AIM GGC

Pledged to fight White Man’s injustice to Indians, his oppression, persecution, discrimination and malfeasance in the handling of Indian Affairs. No area in North America is too remote when trouble impends for Indians. AIM shall be there to help the Native People regain human rights and achieve restitutions and restorations.In …

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