TILT is Accredited!
The Thousand Islands Land Trust has been accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. This designation indicates that TILT meets national standards for protecting important natural places forever.
The accreditation program acknowledges land trusts’ role in protecting the special places people love, and their commitment to meeting national standards for excellence, upholding the public trust and ensuring that conservation efforts are permanent.
Land trusts applying for accreditation submit extensive documentation and make a significant commitment of time and money to participate. In a rigorous review process, the Commission examines each application, interviews the land trust and evaluates the multiple sources of information, including comments from the public.
TILT submitted its application in 2008 after months of careful research and documentation of its practices and procedures. Both the board of trustees and the staff participated in the process and learned from it. TILT was awarded its accredited status in 2009.