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The 2021 Global Congress of the International Land Conservation Network (ILCN) and the European Land Conservation Network (ELCN) brought together an international community of private and civic land conservation practitioners to advance their work and build capacity by sharing expertise in conservation finance, law, and policy, organization and governance, land stewardship, large landscape conservation, and conservation technology.
In the third quarter of 2021, several ALPINE network participants made presentations to the AASHE conference, and to an online meeting hosted by the Second Nature network. Presenters urged colleges and universities to extend their work beyond campus sustainability to embrace the urgent call for transformative action regarding climate, biodiversity, and human well-being.  
Choiniere Family Farm of Highgate Center, Vermont, has been honored as the recipient of the 2021 New England Leopold Conservation Award.
We are excited to announce the five-part Conservation Finance Learning Lab produced in partnership between Highstead and The Conservation Finance Network and made freely available to registrants.
Although a century has passed since the publication of Benton MacKaye’s landmark essay, “An Appalachian Trail: A Project of Regional Planning,” the original vision continues to guide and inspire conservationists aroun
Resources from New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) are available for land trusts and other organizations working in Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCPs) to increase the pace and scale of conservation as part of the Wildlands & Woodlands vision. The following are available for download or as physical copies by request.
Fifteen students and young professionals came from institutions and organizations across New England, as well as Oregon, Montana, and Puerto Rico to join the ALPINE Summer Institute. This was ALPINE’s fifth year offering the program and its second virtual Institute. It featured eight Zoom sessions from June through August.

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