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Giving Tuesday and the Good Giving Challenge

Giving Tuesday and the Good Giving Challenge

Today is Giving Tuesday and the kick off of the Blue Grass Community Foundation’s 8th Annual Good Giving Challenge! From now until December 3, our community will come together to support local nonprofits and we need YOU to join us. It’s a season of unprecedented nonprofit giving—and it’s your chance make a real difference, right… read more

12th Annual Jingle Bell Bash

12th Annual Jingle Bell Bash

Please join us for the 12th Annual Jingle Bell Bash hosted by Friends of the Bluegrass Land Conservancy! This year, we are excited to have the event back at Cross Gate Gallery with a silent auction, live music by Roger Morris, and food by Local Feed. All proceeds go towards the Bluegrass Land Conservancy Stewardship… read more

Edward S. “Ned” Bonnie Named “Land Conservationist of the Year”

Edward S. “Ned” Bonnie Named “Land Conservationist of the Year”

Bluegrass Land Conservancy recognized Edward S. “Ned” Bonnie as “Land Conservationist of the Year” on October 6th, during our first annual Bluegrass Farm-to-Table Dinner at historic Ashbourne Farms in Oldham County, Kentucky. Mr. Bonnie is the inaugural recipient of the award that recognizes efforts of individuals who make the most significant contribution to land protection… read more

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