Stakeholder Notification / Public Notice

Stakeholder Notification / Public Notice

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation. A public comment period is now open.


The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, 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 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/ indicator-practices.

To learn more and submit a comment, visit landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to info@landtrustaccreditation.org. Comments may also be faxed or mailed to: Land Trust Accreditation Commission Attn: Public Comments Fax: 518-587-3183 Land mail: 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Comments on Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust’s application will be most useful before Oct. 28, 2018.

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