The Wilderness Land Trust applies for Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Renewal

Aug. 20, 2013


The mission of the Land Trust Accreditation Commission is to recognize community institutions that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.


The Wilderness Land Trust received accreditation in 2008. Accreditation is up for renewal every 5 years. The Wilderness Land Trust’s application for accreditation will be submitted to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission in November. As part of its application process, the Commission accepts signed, written comments from the public on pending applications. 


Comments must relate to The Wilderness Land Trust’s compliance with the accreditation indicator practices.  These practices address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of indicator practices see


To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 112 Spring St., Suite 204, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.  Comments on The Wilderness Land Trust’s application will be most useful by December 31, 2013.

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Since it was founded in 1992, The Wilderness Land Trust organization has preserved 447 parcels comprised of more than 48,872 acres of wilderness inholdings in 103 designated and proposed wilderness areas. 

(Updated 12/2017)