• Empowering a Global Community
    for Land Conservation

    The International Land Conservation Network connects civic and private organizations and people,
    across boundaries and around the world, to accelerate the protection and strengthen
    the management of land and natural resources
    Photo by Antonio Vizcaíno | America Natural
  • Empowering a Global Community
    for Land Conservation

    The International Land Conservation Network connects civic and private organizations and people,
    across boundaries and around the world, to accelerate the protection and strengthen
    the management of land and natural resources
    Photo by Antonio Vizcaíno | America Natural
  • Empowering a Global Community
    for Land Conservation

    The International Land Conservation Network connects civic and private organizations and people,
    across boundaries and around the world, to accelerate the protection and strengthen
    the management of land and natural resources
    Photo by Antonio Vizcaíno | America Natural
  • Empowering a Global Community
    for Land Conservation

    The International Land Conservation Network connects civic and private organizations and people,
    across boundaries and around the world, to accelerate the protection and strengthen
    the management of land and natural resources
    Photo by Antonio Vizcaíno | America Natural

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Featured Resources


The body of literature exploring private and civic land conservation is constantly growing, both in scope and scale. Three outstanding new publications are featured below.




Proceedings of the First Congress of the International Land Conservation Network

Massachusetts, USA

Summary of presentations and discussions from the ILCN’s First Congress in Berlin, Germany (October 19-21, 2015). More



Alternative Ways to Support Private Land Conservation

Berlin, Germany

Investigation of alternative ways to support private land conservation in the EU, paying little attention to “conventional” approaches. More



The Futures of Privately Protected Areas: Developing capacity for a protected planet

Switzerland

Guidance on applying the IUCN definition of a protected area to Privately protected areas (PPAs). More


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