We assist land owners in fulfilling their dreams for their land:
• To continue a family legacy, passing land to heirs
• To secure land ownership and management into the future, protect my land
• By placing voluntary conservation easements on the land, protecting my farm
• Utilize potential tax benefits for land dontations while protecting land and saving open spaces.
The Platte Land Trust is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to protecting natural resources, land, and open spaces.
Through a variety of efforts, we work to protect wildlife, recreational, agricultural, scenic, and watershed lands.
Who works with a land trust?
Farmers and ranchers, businesses, land owners, conservation and non-profit groups, estate and foundation trustees.
What type of land can be protected?
Working lands such as farms, ranches, forests; undeveloped land with natural resource assets; vacant rail/road right-of-ways; land for stream setback requirements; vacant or abandoned property; parks and camps; streams and lakes; historically important sites.
All around the greater Kansas City region, St. Joseph, western Missouri and eastern Kansas.
Size of properties:
No minimum or maximum parcel size; the land’s qualities and benefit to the community are most important.