Accreditation seal awarded to Tar River conservancy

Aug. 14, 2013 @ 09:18 AM

   

         

The Tar River Land Conservancy has been awarded a seal of accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

The commission awards an accreditation seal to community groups that meet national quality standards for permanent land protection.

The conservancy has permanently protected 17,116 acres through conservation easements and land acquisitions since its founding in 2000.

Its mission is to preserve the natural and cultural resources of the Tar River Basin and surrounding areas with private landowners, public agencies and others to protect rural land, riparian corridors and ensure clean water across Vance, Warren, Granville, Franklin, Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, and Person Counties.

The Tar River Land Conservancy is one of 230 land trusts from across the country that has been awarded accreditation since the fall of 2008.

For more information about Tar River Land Conservancy and how to work with them to protect your land, visit tarriver.org. Visit landtrustaccreditation.org to learn more about the Land Trust Accreditation Commission’s accreditation program.