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Congaree Land Trust Seeks Renewal of Accreditation

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Congaree Land Trust 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. “Congaree Land Trust is proud to have achieved accreditation in 2012. We work diligently to ensure that we maintain the highest standards and practices as we partner with landowners across central South Carolina to protect special places and natural resources that benefit all,” says Stuart White, Executive Director.

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Congaree 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

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit, or email your comment to 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 Congaree Land Trust’s application will be most useful if received by November 10, 2016.


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