We’re an eclectic group of design professionals, lawyers, real estate experts, community activists, accountants, and more. Sure, we love the stage and talking about what we do. But most of us also have a passion for getting down in the dirt. Read more ….
Our story has its origins in the Great Depression and its aftermath, including the first Eisenhower Defense Beltway, a groundbreaking document called The Plan for the Valleys, and the imposition of one of the country’s oldest growth lines, the Urban Rural Demarcation Line or “URDL.” Read more ….
We’ve had three overarching goals that we’ve been striving to achieve for several years in our ultimate quest to improve livability through the acquisition and improvement of open space inside the URDL: (1) Acquire strategically; (2) Grow sustainably; and (3) Steward responsibly. Each year, we take stock of how we’re doing and “up the ante.” Read more ….
JUST THE FACTS
Click here for a fact sheet about the organization & some important milestones in our history.