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Farmland Preservation

    National

    • American Farmland Trust

      The mission of American Farmland Trust is to help farmers and ranchers protect their land, produce a healthier environment and build successful communities. This well respected policy advocacy organization offers education on farmland preservation, the importance of local food systems, and protecting natural resources.

    • Farmland Information Center

      The Farmland Information Center is a public/private partnership between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and American Farmland Trust, and serves as clearinghouse for information about farmland protection and stewardship.

    Oregon

    • Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development

      The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development website is an excellent beginning resource for education on farmland in Oregon, and zoning laws.

    • Oregon Sustainable Agriculture Land Trust (OSALT)

      OSALT holds land for use by future generations of growers, and works with current growers to conduct research and/or education on the lands protected. Visit this website if you are a landowner interested in a farmland easement anywhere in Oregon.

    • Southern Oregon Land Conservancy

      Since 1978, The Southern Oregon Land Conservancy has been working with landowners and communities to save this region's special places for today, tomorrow, and beyond.

    • North Coast Land Conservancy

      The north Coast Land Conservancy serves as resource for Northwest Oregon coastal communities and landowners to conserve and protect land in perpetuity for its ecological, passive recreational and cultural value. Visit this website if you are an agricultural landowner interested in a farmland easement on the Northwest Oregon coast.

    • Oregon Rangeland Trust

      The Oregon Rangeland Trust exists to help Oregon ranch and farm landowners protect and preserve the long-term viability of their ecologically significant private lands. Visit this website if you are a rangeland owner interested in a farmland easement.

    • Greenbelt Land Trust

      The Greenbelt Land Trust (GLT) works to protect open spaces in the Mid-Willamette Valley through working with willing landowners and private and governmental organizations to permanently safeguard farmland, forest, meadowland, and riparian areas. Visit this website if you are an agricultural land owner interested in a farmland easement in the Mid-Willamette Valley.

    • Deschutes Land Trust

      The Deschutes Land Trust's mission is to work cooperatively with landowners to conserve land for wildlife, scenic views and local communities. Visit this website if you are an agricultural landowner interested in a farmland easement or prospective land buyer in Central Oregon.

    Washington

    Idaho

    • Land Trust of Treasure Valley

      The Land Trust of Treasure Valley identifies lands with special natural, scenic, recreational and agricultural values, and works with willing landowners to conserve these lands through acquisition, easement, education, and good stewardship. Visit this website if you are an agricultural landowner interested in farmland preservation in southwestern Idaho.

    • Southern Idaho Land Trust

      The Southern Idaho Land Trust, Inc. is a private non-profit organization, managed by local residents, whose mission is to provide landowners with voluntary opportunities to preserve and protect lands for the future. Visit this website if you are an agricultural landowner interested in farmland preservation in southern Idaho.

    Montana

    Alaska

    California

    • California Council of Land Trusts

      The California Council of Land Trusts acts as a unified voice for more than 150 land trusts working in local communities throughout California. Together, land trusts share a common vision for protecting the best of California -- natural areas, farmlands, parks, and clean water and air. Visit this website if you are an agricultural land owner interested in farmland preservation anywhere in California.