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:
•Public Agency Acquisition
•Cooperative Management Agreements
•Gifts of Land