Missouri Land Trust Coalition

Missouri Land Trust Coalition

Learn more about MLTC, our member land trusts and our partners.

Photo Credits - Marlborough Park - Ivan LaBianca


Missouri Land Trust Coalition is an association of land trusts and our partner government agencies and nonprofits, working to conserve a wide variety of natural, community, recreational and working landscapes across Missouri. Learn more about MLTC, what our member land trusts do and where they work, and why working with a land trust might be a great way to protect your land.


A land trust is a special kind of nonprofit that protects lands for a wide variety of purposes, including natural resource value, community benefit, open space, outdoor activities and more. Land trusts utilize a variety of legal and financial tools to help landowners protect their lands. Learn more and read our FAQs about what land trusts do both in Missouri and across the country.
Photo Credits - Meramec River Overlook - Bill Duncan
Photo Credits - Marlborough Park - Ivan LaBianca


The land trust movement has grown enormously, with over 1500 land trusts protecting more than 60 million acres of lands and waters across America. We’ve compiled a list of reading and resource materials to help you learn about the land trust world, and about how we protect a wide variety of lands.


A land trust can help a landowner understand opportunities for long-term protection of their property. Professionals in the land trust community can provide education and partnership on the legal and financial tools that can help a landowner achieve their conservation objectives. Read about these tools, and about how to choose a land trust partner that’s right for you.
Photo Credits - Chilton Creek - Byron Jorjorian


Access a list of land trusts and their partners that work across various parts of Missouri, and contacts if you’d like to chat with Missouri Land Trust Coalition’s leadership.
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