TRLC Applies for Re-Accreditation

September 26, 2023

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission administers an accreditation program to recognize land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Tar River Land Conservancy, which was accredited in 2013 and re-accredited in 2018, is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, will conduct an extensive review of Tar River Land Conservancy’s policies and programs. The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Tar River 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, visit

To learn more about the accreditation program, visit

Comments about Tar River Land Conservancy may be submitted to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission in the following ways:

a) Online at;

b) Emailed to; or

c) Mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments, 36 Phila Street, Suite 2, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Comments to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission regarding Tar River Land Conservancy’s application will be most useful if received by December 9, 2023.