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Give for Good Louisville

Give for Good Louisville

On Thursday, September 13 we’re participating in Give For Good Louisville and we need your help to make our campaign a success. Please consider making a gift to Bluegrass Land Conservancy as part of the Give for Good online campaign, raising funds —dollar-by-dollar— to support our work to create a thriving community where land is protected to… read more

Sign up now for the Endow Kentucky Tax Credit

Sign up now for the Endow Kentucky Tax Credit

Receive a tax credit by contributing to the Bluegrass Land Conservancy’s Endowment Fund at the Blue Grass Community Foundation. You could earn a substantial tax credit by making a financial gift to BLC’s endowment fund at BGCF. To apply for this tax credit, visit the Blue Grass Community Foundation webpage. There you will find additional… read more

Save-the-Date: Wednesday, April 18th!

Save-the-Date: Wednesday, April 18th!

Click Here To Get Your Tickets! Join BLC with event co-hosts Jennie & Peek Garlington III and Janie & Austin Musselman to celebrate more than 27,000 acres of permanently protected Bluegrass land. The 18th Annual Farmland Conservation Celebration and Auction has been set for Wednesday, April 18th. Doors will open at 5:30pm at Fasig-Tipton. We’ll… read more

Friends of BLC Pledges $1,000 Match to BLC for 2017 GoodGiving Challenge

Friends of BLC Pledges $1,000 Match to BLC for 2017 GoodGiving Challenge

Bluegrass Land Conservancy is excited to be participating in the 7th annual GoodGiving Challenge, presented by Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing. Great things happen in a giving community and supporting BLC’s mission of protecting land in the greater Bluegrass Region of Kentucky is both easy and fun with this community wide online… read more

An invitation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

An invitation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

Stakeholder Notification The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Bluegrass Land Conservancy 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… read more

What is the Cost of Conservation?

What is the Cost of Conservation?

Did you know, on average, it costs Bluegrass Land Conservancy (BLC) $25,000 to protect and steward a farm here in the Bluegrass? BLC protects every property in our portfolio in perpetuity.  We consider the preservation value to our community and future generations to be well worth the price tag.  But our goal to increase the… read more

Thank You for Your Generosity on Give for Good Day!

Thank You for Your Generosity on Give for Good Day!

Give For Good Louisville, a 24-hour online giving campaign hosted by the Community Foundation of Louisville, encouraged participants to be a “force for good” in their community by making donations to local charitable organizations.  On September 14th, twenty-seven (27!) Bluegrass Land Conservancy supporters made a big commitment to the BLC mission by donating $54,175! Based… read more

Friends of BLC and Woodford Forward Have Fun on the Farm

Friends of BLC and Woodford Forward Have Fun on the Farm

For six decades, writer and Kentuckian, Wendell Berry has spoken out in defense of local agriculture, rural communities, and the importance of caring for the land. On August 19th, Friends of BLC and Woodford Forward partnered together to share an outdoor screening of Look & See, A Portrait of Wendell Berry. Waverly Farm of BLC-protected… read more