Become a Land Trust Member – Join OLTA


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Group outing at the Carden Nature Festival. Photo: Couchiching Conservancy

Membership in the Ontario Land Trust Alliance is open to organizations and agencies working to conserve Ontario’s incredible natural and cultural heritage. It is only by working together that we will succeed in saving the land we love for future generations.

Our membership year is July 1 to June 30.  

Questions about joining? Please contact Phyllis Lee or call Phyllis at 416-588-6582.

Looking for more information on other ways to support OLTA? Learn about how you can get involved as an individual.


There is only one voting member category – land trust member. A non-voting member shall have all the rights of a voting member, including the right to hold office, except the right to vote.

OLTA Fee Schedule


All new applicants for membership will be admitted to OLTA only after a review of their membership application via a resolution of the Board of Governors.

Land Trust members are registered charities actively working to secure and steward conservation lands.

As a requirement of becoming a land trust member of OLTA the organization must pass a board resolution adopting the Canadian Land Trust Standards and Practices as the ethical and technical guidelines for their organization’s operations and commit to making continual progress toward the implementation of these standards and practices.

Land Trust Member Application 2017-2018

Sample Board Adoption Resolution



An Associate must be a non-profit corporation and have in its objects the protection and conservation of natural and cultural heritage areas. This group includes conservation authorities, national land trusts and municipalities.

Associate charities are encouraged, but not obliged, to adopt the Canadian Land Trust Standards and Practices as the technical and ethical guidelines for their organizations land securement and stewardship activities.

OLTA Associate Application 2017-2018