Conservation in the Media
How are Land for Tomorrow coalition members making the case for conservation statewide?
Through letters to the editor, opinion pieces, and important news and event media coverage, we ensure our voice is seen and heard in local communities and in Raleigh.
Here are the latest updates from across our network:
The Lindley family has operated their 182-acre dairy farm in Chatham County since the late 1800s. Neill Lindley, the fifth generation of farmers in the family, still owns and runs the farm today. Lindley took over his family’s farm with his wife Cori in 1982 after graduating from NC State University. In 2009, along with […]Read More
Red Hat is an international leader when it comes to enterprise open source software. That means the company must attract highly educated, young professionals who are in big demand. To stay on top, Red Hat must appeal to those men and women. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says the quality of life found in the community is […]Read More
Land for Tomorrow Urges Increased Conservation Funding Following Release of SB 257, Appropriations Act of 2017
Land for Tomorrow thanks the General Assembly for continuing to fund the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, Parks & Recreation Trust Fund, and Agricultural Development & Farmland Preservation Trust Fund in the Appropriations Act of 2017. However, Land for Tomorrow is concerned that in a year of budget surplus, the General Assembly is appropriating fewer […]Read More
Conservation Organizations Highlighted the Economic Benefits of State Funding to the Triad Region RALEIGH – Land for Tomorrow recently gathered members of the NC General Assembly for a legislative forum to highlight the economic benefits of state conservation funding for the Triad region. The region’s major economic assets – agriculture, tourism, hunting, fishing, and outdoor […]Read More
The Land for Tomorrow coalition commends Governor Cooper for providing increased, reliable funding for land and water conservation in his recommended budget. Restoring a portion of the real estate conveyance tax to the state’s conservation trust funds as it was originally intended will help provide stable funding for the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the Parks and […]Read More
Brad Lail, Hickory resident and City Councilman, believes in the power of investing in conservation priorities. “As the members of the General Assembly work on the state budget, I hope they will continue and grow that support because it is good for the state’s bottom line.” – Brad Lail Read the entire opinion published by […]Read More
The Land for Tomorrow coalition commends the Legislature for providing more than $22 million in additional funding for the state’s three conservation trust funds. These additional funds help keep the Clean Water Management Trust Fund and the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund at level funding from recent years, which will enable conservation groups to continue […]Read More