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Arizona Land and Water Trust is dedicated to keeping the vast landscapes that underpin family ranches and farms in private ownership and agriculture production. Working landscapes and the natural landscapes they protect are increasingly threatened by urban encroachment and fragmentation, climate change and drought.

In response to this threat Arizona Land and Water Trust partners with public and private funding sources to protect Southern Arizona’s working landscapes, wildlife habitat and the waters that sustain them. With our partners, we have protected thousands of acres of critical habitat, working landscapes and Southern Arizona’s desert streams and rivers.

Our list of partners includes the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Pima County, the State of Arizona’s Game and Fish Department and Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona State Forestry Division, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Conservation Districts, Nina Mason Pulliam Trust and Bonneville Environmental Foundation. With these partners we have attracted over $250M to land and water conservation and protected more than 50,000 acres to date.