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Conserving the Tennessee You Love

Since 1999, The Land Trust for Tennessee has been dedicated to protecting the unique character of Tennessee’s natural and historic landscapes and sites for future generations. We protect 136,000 acres of land across 76 counties.

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Interested In Conserving Your Land?

We work with communities and willing landowners to permanently protect public and private land using a range of tools and strategies. We're here to walk you through the process.

Protect Your Land

Our Strategic Conservation Plan

Our commitment is to increase the quality, pace, and impact of land conservation across Tennessee.

The Land Trust for Tennessee released Forever Tennessee, a first-of-its kind strategic conservation plan, in September 2019 to accelerate and guide our work and highlight the importance of land conservation in Tennessee.

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Nationally Recognized

The Land Trust for Tennessee is recognized for meeting the highest industry standards for excellence and conservation permanence by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. In 2020, The Land Trust for Tennessee received the Land Trust Alliance National Land Trust Excellence Award for its strategic and visionary work in conserving land that matters to people and places across Tennessee.

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Events & Volunteer Opportunities

Join us for an upcoming volunteer opportunity or event – and see how you can get involved.

Volunteers are essential to our mission and play a significant role in our work and help our team with a wide range of activities. We also host community events throughout the year, including at The Land Trust for Tennessee’ Glen Leven Farm, a historic, 64-acre property just south of downtown Nashville.

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The time for conservation is now.

You can’t put a price on what we are saving today for tomorrow.

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