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Groton Conservation Trust Seeks Public Comment on Its Application for Accreditation

Groton Conservation Trust announces that its application for land trust accreditation has been accepted for review. Gaining accreditation recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.

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 Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how GCT complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For more information, see the full list of standards at

Comments on GCT's application will be most useful by October 25, 2013 and can be sent via:


•fax: 518-587-3183, Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments

•post: Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments, 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

To learn more about the accreditation program, visit

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450

161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]

Telephone: 978-448-6061

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