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Accreditation awarded to Land Trust

Pine Mountain is 311 acres of land recently preserved by the Norfolk Land Trust. The trust purchased the land last year from the Girl Scouts and will be working this year to create trails there. The trust announced in late February that they have been accredited with the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Photo by Amy Steward

NORFOLK — In late February, the Norfolk Land Trust announced its accreditation with the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.

The Norfolk Land Trust is one of only 254 accredited land trusts across the country. It was formed in 1982.

According to Land Trust Chairman Shelley Harms, the trust currently preserves more than 3,000 acres of open space with conservation easements.

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