Stakeholder Notification – Public Notice

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Old Dominion Land Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation. A public comment period is now open.

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. Old Dominion Land Conservancy values the Standards and Practices as established by the Land Trust Alliance and strives to maintain the highest professional conduct.  ODLC looks forward to joining the other accredited land trusts in Virginia and across the nation.

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Old Dominion Land Conservancy complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see

To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit, or email your comment to Comments may also be mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments, 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Comments on Old Dominion Land Conservancy’s application will be most useful by Friday, July 19th.

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