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Stakeholder Notification of Public Comment


The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations

that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and

working lands forever. South Jersey Land and Water Trust is pleased to announce it

is applying for reaccreditation. 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 Accreditation process has provided valuable impetus to South Jersey

Land and Water Trust to examine its practices and procedures to ensure that it is

living up to the highest national standards established by the Land Trust Alliance,

and to help make sure we are able to serve the community effectively through our

mission. The revised and updated policies we have adopted as a result will serve

the organization well into the foreseeable future.


The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on

pending applications. Comments must relate to how South Jersey Land and Water

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

http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/help-and-resources/indicator-practices.


To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit

www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or email your comment to

info@landtrustaccreditation.org. 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 South Jersey Land and Water Trust’s application will be most useful

by February 15, 2023.

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