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ALPINE | Academics for Land Protection in New England
A Program of the Wildlands and Woodlands Initiative
Annual Meeting, Friday, March 2, 2018
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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New England’s forests are at the heart of the region’s way of life. Together, through land conservation and sustainable forestry, we can ensure future generations enjoy a beautiful, thriving New England.
Founded in 1944, NEFF pursues innovative programs to advance conservation and forestry throughout New England. In partnership with land owners, NEFF has conserved more than 1.1 million acres of forest, including one out of every three acres of forestland protected in New England since 1999. Together, we:
A new $3.25 million program aimed at paying landowners to conserve and restore their wooded land for biodiversity and water protection is now accepting applications. The funding will come from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Healthy Forests Reserve Program and applications will be screened by the Long Island Sound Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program (LISW-RCPP).
Highstead and the Wildlands and Woodlands team are pleased to announce the hiring of a new Senior Conservationist, Spencer Meyer. His work will focus on developing conservation finance strategies to advance New England forest conservation.
Submissions for the second round of the Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP) Innovation Grant Program are due February 20 by 6 p.m.
A new handbook aimed at driving collaborative conservation in New England, New York, and beyond, has been released by Highstead and the RCP Network. The Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP) Handbook captures the experiences of RCPs to date and outlines 10 steps identified as important to RCP success.