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The purpose of the Long Island Sound Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program (LISW-RCPP) — Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) — Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) grant round is to assist landowners, on a voluntary basis, in helping to restore, enhance and protect forestland resources on private lands through permanent conservation easements.
The Sebago Clean Waters Partnership (SCW), along with several local partners, announced the permanent protection of 1,400 acres of forest in Sebago, ME. The land, now known as the Tiger Hill Community Forest, will provide space for outdoor recreation, support the local economy, and protect the water of Sebago Lake, which supplies water for more than one-sixth of Maine residents. 
The Conservation Finance Boot Camp returns to New Haven, CT for its 14th year, June 22-26, 2020.  Highstead and their partners at the Conservation Finance Network and the 
A new study in the journal Nature Sustainability overturns long-held interpretations of the role humans played in shaping the American landscape before European colonization. The findings give new insight into the rationale and approaches for managing some of the most biodiverse landscapes in the eastern U.S. 
The theme of the 10th annual Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP) Network Gathering focused on addressing climate change by using RCPs as cultivators of natural climate solutions.
                For advancing the science and practice of protecting New England’s natural resources
A New York Times Op-Ed written by W&W report authors David Foster, Director of Harvard Forest, and
Planning to attend the Land Trust Alliance Rally in Raleigh, North Carolina this year? There are several ways to connect with Wildlands and Woodlands while there. You can visit our exhibit table, attend a workshop, or join us for breakfast!
Highstead seeks an accomplished change-agent to create a communications program to boldly propel its land conservation, science, and stewardship programs, and to inspire people to advance the Wildlands and Woodlands Initiative of conserving New England’s forests and farmlands.

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