Saturday, May 16, 2020

Lake Placid Land Conservancy applies for accreditation

lake placid land conservancyThe Lake Placid Land Conservancy is applying for accreditation with the Land Trust Alliance, a program which recognizes conservation organizations that meet a national set of standards for protecting and conserving natural places and working lands.

As part of the process, the Land Trust Accreditation Commission conducts reviews of the applicant’s policies and programs in order the ensure the Lake Placid Land Conservancy engages in the best practices possible while adhering to its mission of conservation in Lake Placid, Ausable, and the Saranac River watersheds. The Commission encourages public input and is currently accepting signed, written comments on pending applications. The comments must be related to how the Lake Placid Land Conservancy adheres to national quality standards, both ethical and technical in nature.

To learn more, and to comment on the accreditation program, visit: or email You may also fax or mail them to Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Comments should be submitted by July 17, 2020.

Photo courtesy of the LPLC

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3 Responses

  1. Bill Ott says:

    Dearest Editorial Staff,

    Keep the Feds out of here.

    Bill Ott
    Lakewood, Ohio

  2. Charlie S says:

    “conservation organizations that meet a national set of standards for protecting and conserving natural places ..”

    A national set of standards? Let us hope they don’t go by the standards of the current national administration! They’re having a free-for-all with what’s left of our wild places! The kings and queens of pollution is who they are! At the rate they’re going there will be nothing left in just a few short years.

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