Popular Outdoor Podcast Digs Into Land Trusts

Ryan “Cal” Callaghan, host of Cal’s Week in Review, a popular podcast from the Meateater Network, recently sat down with GVLT Executive Director Chet Work, Montana Land Reliance Managing Director Kendall Van Dyk, and Montana Association of Land Trusts Executive Director Marcus Strange to dig into lands trusts and conservation easements. The three leaders bring significant and diverse experience and expertise in private land conservation and help simplify the complexities of their work for listeners. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around what land trusts are and how they’re used for conservation, this episode is for you!

Tune in to hear:

  • What each organization does and how each guest came to this line of work (3:10)
  • What land trusts do (10:10)
  • What conservation easements are…and are not (15:00)
  • The different incentives for landowners (18:00)
  • Common myths about private land conservation dispelled (45:00)

Cal is known for his unique brand of outdoor news “designed for folks that need to know what’s going on and those who want to pretend they do.” Don’t miss this lively and insightful conversation to learn more about private land conservation in Montana as Chet, Kendall, and Marcus contribute their unique perspectives.

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