Conservation Frontiers examines emerging issues and new tools.  These single-topic reports provide depth and insight into the complex funding, legal, policy, communication, protection and stewardship subjects confronting the land trust community.


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Environmental Impacts of Illegal Marijuana Cultivation




Frontiers.Play.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


The Seriousness of Play
The Importance of Outdoor Play to the Future of Conservation 



Frontiers.PrevailingWage.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


Prevailing Wage Law and Conservation
Marc Campopiano and Deirdre Jones



Frontiers.HydroMonitoring.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


Wading Deep:
The Importance of Hydrological Monitoring
Andy Zdon


Frontiers.Mitigation.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


Mitigation and Tax Deductions:
Where Angels Fear to Tread
Lucinda Calvo


Frontiers.LocalOpp.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


New Era of Local Opportunities for Land Trusts



Frontiers.DueDiligence.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


Getting Down in the Dirt & Out in the Field:
The New Standards for Due Diligence
Shelton Douthit and Zoe Ahnstrom


Frontiers.TransferFees.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC


Using Real Estate Transfer Fees to Deliver Community Projects