rograms undertaken by Islands Trust address priorities in the Trust Area. The Island Trust mandate states that the Islands Trust is to preserve and protect in cooperation with others. Our programs address a wide range of issues and opportunities.
By carefully mapping the ecosystems and plant communities throughout the islands, we can determine where rare ecosystems are present and which areas are most threatened by development.Learn more
The Natural Areas Protection Tax Exemption Program (NAPTEP) is a financial incentive to help landowners' choose land protection over development through the use of conservation covenants.Learn more