Public Notice!

The Lower Shore Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation with the Land Trust Commission. 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. The Lower Shore Land Trust Board of Directors recognizes that our success is dependent on building trust within the community, among the landowners with whom we partner and donors to our organization and strives to be the best in our field.

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how the Lower Shore Land Trust 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,, or email your comment Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183; (mail) 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.


Comments on the Lower Shore Land Trust’s application closed on November 5, 2017. Announcements will be made in 2018.

Thanks for your time & input!