Did you know Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina was among the first 100 land trusts to be accredited? Accreditation involves steps that a land trust can voluntarily take to ensure that it is providing the highest quality of service to landowners and partners. We were first accredited in 2010, renewed that status in 2015, and are gearing up for re-accreditation next year. Today, there are 422 accredited land trusts in the United States. Check out this infographic to learn more about the positive impacts accredited land trust have made over the last 10 years.