LOWCOUNTRY OPEN LAND TRUST INC
43 WENTWORTH STREET, CHARLESTON, SC 29401 http://WWW.LOLT.ORG

Total Revenue
$15,509,725
Total Expenses
$14,755,301
Net Assets
$10,634,806

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO HONOR THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PEOPLE AND LAND BY PROTECTING IRREPLACEABLE LOWCOUNTRY LANDS INCLUDING WORKING FARMS AND FORESTS, SCENIC VISTAS, RELATIVELY NATURAL HABITATS AND HISTORIC LANDSCAPES USING BOTH ESTABLISHED AND INNOVATIVE CONSERVATION APPROACHES. SINCE 1986, LOLT HAS PERMANENTLY PROTECTED 296 PROPERTIES ENCOMPASSING 103,031 ACRES SPANNING THE 17 COUNTIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S COASTAL PLAIN. THE PROPERTIES INCLUDE WORKING FARMS AND FORESTLANDS, WATERWAYS AND WATERSHEDS, HUNTING PROPERTIES, HUMMOCK ISLANDS, VIBRANT MARSH TIDAL ECOSYSTEMS, BLACKWATER STREAMS AND LONGLEAF PINE RESTORATION AREAS.

STEWARDSHIP:IN THE 2013 CALENDAR YEAR, THE LOWCOUNTRY OPEN LAND TRUST MONITORED 100% OF ITS 294 PROTECTED PROPERTIES (CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, DEED RESTRICTIONS AND FEE-OWNED) COVERING 101,331 ACRES. ALSO FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR, STAFF ADDRESSED 58 STANDING ISSUES, LANDOWNER REQUESTS AND/OR ACTIVITY APPROVALS ON 41 PROPERTIES. AN AERIAL MONITORING PROGRAM TO AUGMENT ON-THE-GROUND MONITORING WAS INITIATED IN EARLY 2014. FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 2013 - JUNE 2014, FOUR CONSERVATION EASEMENTS WERE AMENDED AND NONE WERE EXTINGUISHED. ONE AMENDMENT ADDED ACREAGE TO AN EXISTING EASEMENT, TWO WERE CORRECTIVE AMENDMENTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF INCREASING CLARIFICATION, AND ONE AMENDMENT SERVED TO INCREASE THE CONSERVATION VALUES OF THE PROTECTED PROPERTY. STEWARDSHIP STAFF ACTIVELY PARTICIPATED IN SEVERAL PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS INCLUDING THE RESTORATION/MITIGATION WORK ON THE KEYSTONE PROPERTY, A LIVING SHORELINE PROJECT WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, AN IMPOUNDMENT RESTORATION PROJECT FUNDED BY FEDERAL NAWCA MONIES AND THE PLANNING FOR ANGEL OAK PRESERVE WITH THE CHARLESTON COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION, THE CITY OF CHARLESTON AND THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON.

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY RELATIONS (ECR):AS A RESULT OF CONSISTENT AND METHODICAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, IN FISCAL YEAR 2014, THE ECR DIVISION OF THE LOWCOUNTRY OPEN LAND TRUST:- CONDUCTED SUCCESSFUL OUTREACH THROUGH COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PROJECTS WITH ANGEL OAK AND KEYSTONE ACQUISITIONS- BUILT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS AND SUPPORT WITH CORPORATE AND ENTREPRENEURIAL GROUPS - EXPANDED COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS AND SUPPORT WITH LOCAL JOHNS ISLAND AND JAMES ISLAND SCHOOLS, MINISTERIAL ALLIANCES AND AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES.- GARNERED POLITICAL SUPPORT FROM STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS. - PRESENTED AND WAS SPOTLIGHTED NATIONALLY FOR THE COMMUNICATION OF OUR COMMUNITY CONSERVATION EFFORTS.


Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

Name Title Hours Per Week Total Salary
ELIZABETH M HAGOOD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 40.00 $121,430
MR J RUTLEDGE YOUNG JR TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR R SCOTT WALLINGER TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR FORD P MENEFEE TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR J CONRAD ZIMMERMAN TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR RICHARD W SALMONS JR TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR BURNIE MAYBANK III TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR G TRENHOLM WALKER SECRETARY 1.00 $0
MR THOMAS D W HUTTO TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
DR ANN G KULZE TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MS CAROL ERVIN TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR SAMUEL C CARLTON TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MS ELEANOR MOORE KUHL TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR J STANFIELD GRAY TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR BOB BALDWIN TRUSTEE 1.00 $0
MR DAVID MAYBANK III TREASURER 1.00 $0
MR STEPHEN F GATES VICE PRESIDENT 1.00 $0
MRS BRADFORD S MARSHALL PRESIDENT 1.00 $0

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