HHLT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 1989 under Section 402 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of New York
We were among the first 39 land trusts in the United States to receive accredited status through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. The accreditation seal is a mark of distinction in land conservation. It recognizes organizations for meeting national standards for excellence, upholding the public trust and ensuring that conservation efforts are permanent.
We have earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar. We are also an Accredited Better Business Bureau Charity Seal Holder and member of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, as well as an approved nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet.