The Practitioners’ Network for Large Landscape Conservation is holding a major conference on large landscape conservation October 23 – 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The two-day event will focus on knowledge-building and knowledge-sharing to address the challenges and opportunities of the future of large landscape conservation. 
The New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) released New England Forests: The Path to Sustainability June 5th to address 12 major benefits of conserving forests across New England.
In a testimony given in May to a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, 87 conservation, forestry, and recreation organizations urged lawmakers to invest in the health of New England’s forests.
The importance of working across state and town lines to identify land conservation opportunities was highlighted by Bob Eckenrode, president of Newtown Forest Association, in a presentation on the Fairfield County Regional Conservation Partnership (FCRCP) at the Connecticut Land Conservation Conference March 15.
The Changes to the Land report, led by W&W partner, Harvard Forest, is featured in the current issue of Saving Land magazine, a publication put out by the Land Trust Alliance.
The President’s Budget for FY 2015 was released March 4 with excellent news for conservation – full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which has funded critical land and water conservation projects for the past 50 years in New England and across the country.  The LWCF has been chronically shortchanged by Congressional budgets even though the program is authorized at $900 million per year from offshore oil and gas drilling revenues, not
Forest Guild 2014 National Meeting on Thursday-Saturday, June 19-21 in Burlington, VermontThis three-day national conference focuses on tools and strategies to help foresters adapt forests to the changing climate. The first day offers a full schedule of field workshops on silvicultural and management strategies. The next day, keynote speaker Dr.
In a time of dwindling federal budgets and ongoing Congressional paralysis, it is more important than ever for New England groups to work together to make sure conservation dollars continue to flow to our region.
In the first keynote presentation at a Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP) Network Gathering, Dr. Gary Tabor of the Center for Large Landscape Conservation encouraged practitioners to stay ahead of conservation challenges.