What is a Land Trust?

A land trust is a private, non-profit organization that works with private landowners, developers, government agencies and citizens to creatively protect open spaces.

For more information about land trusts and how they work, please see The Land Trust Alliance.

Another resource is the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts (ICOLT), of which the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley is a member.

Land Conservation Tools Include:

•Conservation Agreements
•Public Agency Acquisition
•Land Exchange
•Cooperative Management Agreements
•Conservation Buyer
•Gifts of Land
•Bargain Sale

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