The Network for Landscape Conservation's mission is to advance collaborative, community-grounded conservation at the landscape scale as an essential approach to connect and protect nature, culture, and community. They pursue specific, targeted actions to further the practice, policy, and performance of landscape conservation
The North Atlantic LCC is a conservation science-management partnership, consisting of federal agencies, states, tribes, universities and private organizations, focused on collaboratively developing science-based recommendations and decision-support tools to implement on-the-ground conservation.
The North East State Foresters Association (NEFA) is the state foresters of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York cooperating with the USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry. Their mission is to keep the region’s forests as forests, to assure their productivity and health, and to support the businesses and forest landowners that depend on the forest for their livelihood.
The Open Space Institute supports conservation on a permanent, landscape scale. They work with government agencies, landowners and local land trusts to acquire land to protect diverse landscapes; preserve habitat for rare or endangered species; ensure water quality; facilitate wildlife adaptation to climate change; and enhance recreational access
The Sustaining Family Forests Initiative is a collaboration between the Yale School of the Environment, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Center for Nonprofit Strategies, aimed at gaining and disseminating comprehensive knowledge about family forest owners throughout the United States.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is the USDA’s primary private lands conservation agency. Their mission is to deliver conservation solutions so agricultural producers can protect natural resources and feed a growing world.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency with the mission to protect human health and the environment through developing regulations, providing grants, studying environmental issues, sponsoring partnerships, and educating.