• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

Sycamore Land Trust is a nonprofit conservation organization founded in 1981 to preserve the beauty, health, and diversity of southern Indiana’s natural landscape through strategic land conservation, habitat restoration, and environmental education. We own and care for 10,319 acres on 121 protected properties and maintain over 30 miles of hiking trails on 13 public nature preserves. Our Environmental Education Program connects thousands of people of all ages to nature through guided hikes and free outdoor nature programming for local schools and community organizations.

Land Protected

Indiana

Demographics

  • Year first joined

    1991

  • Adopted 2017 Standards & Practices

    Yes

  • Number of full-time staff

    7

  • Number of supporters

    1,300

  • Number of volunteers

    110

  • Number of board members

    14

Features
Trails

Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.

Forests

Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.