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Ojai Valley Land Conservancy Seeks National Accreditation

By on September 5, 2015 in News

logoThe land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC) is pleased to announce it is currently applying for accreditation. 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 program is one way to show that the OVLC conducts its business in a thorough and professional way, and that we strive for the highest possible standards in our work. To the OVLC, accreditation is important because it ensures that we will always have the policies, procedures, and practices to protect our conservation lands in perpetuity.

The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy 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/tips-and-tools/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 the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s application will be most useful if received by Friday, October 30th, 2015.

 

 

 

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