Our Mission


The Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust seeks to conserve rural lands which will best preserve the farms, forests, wetlands, fisheries and heritage of Virginia’s Eastern Shore for the benefit of future generations.

Accreditation Renewal Public Comment Period Open

Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice

 

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust, Inc. is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of 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 the Virginia Eastern Shore 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 http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/indicator-practices.

 

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to info@landtrustaccreditation.org. Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 112 Spring Street, Suite 204, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

 

Comments on the Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust’s application will be most useful by August 3, 2015.