Medomak Valley Land Trust applies for accreditation

Mar 25, 2014
Karl Berger Preserve on Bremen Long Island.

Waldoboro — The Medomak Valley Land Trust is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. 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 Medomak Valley Land Trust is seeking accreditation in order to confirm that it is maintaining the highest standards and that its policies and procedures conform to “best practices.”

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how the Medomak Valley 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 landtrustaccreditation.org/tips-and-tools/indicator-practices.

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit landtrustaccreditation.org or email comments 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) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Comments on the Medomak Valley Land Trust’s application will be most helpful if received by June 1, 2014.

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