Environmental Justice

Incorporating environmental justice into land conservation means focusing on directing resources to historically underserved communities, using natural systems to lower greenhouse gases and guard against climate change effects. Conservation efforts aim to cool communities during heat waves, reduce air pollution, protect from floods, and foster economic growth, all while addressing the disproportionate impact of climate change on low-income and minority populations​​.

Organizational Resources

Diversifying organizations through their boards, staff, and committees is essential for reflecting community diversity and enhancing decision-making. The resources provide insights on inclusive environmental action, outline change processes for racial equity, offer roadmaps to inclusivity, guide on hiring diversely, and discuss barriers to organizational change. These tools help create environments where diverse perspectives are valued and drive forward the mission of land conservation inclusively​​.