Conservation is Forever.

We’re proud to be an accredited land trust! That means that we meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands. Conservation is forever… which is why land trusts across the country take accreditation so seriously.

“Accreditation is serious business. We need to demonstrate to the public and to each other that we are operating to the very highest ethical, legal, and financial standards with our stewardship responsibility into the future.”

You can learn more about what goes into becoming an accredited land trust at the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

Recent Posts

2022: Reflections from a Year on the Land

In 2022, Land Trust for Louisiana got back to our roots… literally! After a few pandemic years of limited interaction with our members, in 2022 we held several events where we got in touch with nature, learned more about our state’s native ecosystems, and explored the full impact of conservation on Louisiana’s special places. FOR

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Louisiana is Home to a Unique Birding Festival

Every year in the fall, a totally unique festival is held in Thornwell, Louisiana. The Yellow Rails and Rice Festival brings birders from all over the world to our South Louisiana rice fields, with the goal of seeing Yellow Rail birds (and other rail species) as they are flushed out from the fields during harvesting.

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