Thoughtful, timely conservation research is needed to understand the interplay between climate, ecology, biodiversity, health, technology, society, and economy. Our research initiatives help us to make more informed decisions to ensure a more sustainable future for all life in New England.

Research Initiatives

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A Wildlands, Woodlands, Farmlands & Communities initiative that studies the long-term changes in forest ecosystems in New England with a focus on quantifying how changes in land use — including timber harvest, land conversion, and conservation — affect the benefits that landscapes provide now and in the future.
Initiative: Research
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W&W Stewardship Science is a forest monitoring program designed for the landowner of New England through a step-by-step approach used to track changes in their woods over time. This program connects people throughout the region through a “citizen-science” forest monitoring program effort to help understand New England’s changing forests.
Initiative: Research
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WWF&C partners conduct a range of research projects to better understand the value and impacts of conservation on land and communities.
Initiative: Research